Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Not Your Grandfather's Oxford University

How this for evidence that the England of today isn't the England of yesteryear?
Oxford University, one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the world, sees the need for students to sign a contract legally obligating them to attend lectures. The school agrees to supply instruction and resources for research.
What's this going to do to the time-honored concept of the "Gentleman's 'C?"