More articles on the Middlesex stand-off published in recent days:
By any public standard philosophy at Middlesex University is a success story, but funding formulas mean it is marked for closure
Times Higher Education
The past three weeks have seen an international outcry at the decision by the administration of Middlesex University in London to close its small but very highly regarded philosophy programme. Why were so many American academics, many of them besieged by budget crises at their own universities, so upset at this decision made so far away? Why did Middlesex matter to those thousands who so quickly became involved, and why should it matter to all American academics, even those who are only just now hearing of it?