(Excerpt from Richard DeMillo’s address to the Georgia Legislative Policy Forum. Watch his address
on the Foundation YouTube channel
By RICHARD DeMILLO
The conversations we’re going to have today are conversations being held 100 times in the U.S., 1,000 times around the world. No matter where you go everyone is worried about the status of their own university. If you go to Europe, if you go to Asia or Africa everyone is looking at American universities and saying, that’s the gold standard, that’s what we want to be.
The Times of London publishes an annual ranking of world universities, mainly research universities. They rank maybe 1,000 universities around the world. In the top 100, sixty percent are American universities. …