The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the earnings that more than 157 universities received for their inventions and patents. Since we’re attending a university driven mainly by tuition, this article illustrates an interesting, and more common alternative to our attitudes toward university fiscal policy. It is but one of the many ways we are unique among institutions of higher learning in the US.
Would it be antithetical to the ideals of the New School for Social Research to accept money based on patents, royalties, and start-up companies?
Read the full story from the Chronicle here.