How Companies Kill Higher Education’s Promise of Social Equity
When Amazon announced its decision to locate a second headquarters in Northern Virginia, college presidents throughout the Washington region thrilled to the prospect of a partnership to fund new technology programs and open new career pathways for thousands of local college students. For some of us, however, our delight turned to dismay when we learned of exclusive meetings that Amazon had convened with only some area institutions, leaving many of us on the margins, thus denying opportunities to our students.
Originally published: January 31, 2020
Author: Patricia McGuire
Institution: Trinity Washington University
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed