The rector believes that his life is in danger and other academics believe that worse things can happen, such as arson.
University students demanded the opportunity to vote electronically in campus polls so that the decisions that will be mad will be as representative as possible of their will and not of the will of others.
The education ministry is rightly gearing up to establish a sense of security at universities, but since there are many taboos nothing can be done without the participation of the academic community.
A state that has squandered so much of taxpayers’ money has no right to be so frugal in funding university dormitories.
Schools are unable to take educational initiatives due to a suffocating surveillance and the requirement that centrally drafted curriculums be strictly adhered to.
Due to the admissions system between 35-40 percent of university faculties are expected to admit students who have not earned passing grades.
Here, university professors have been attacked and university infrastructure has been destroyed and we treat it as simply part of daily life.
It has been said that universities should not be linked with the market. Must they be linked with unemployment? Should faculties that are already over-packed mushroom further and offer degrees with no value in the market?
Academic freedom is of vital importance for the free exchange of ideas and knowledge, but it cannot exist in an environment of fear and terror.