Re-visiting Tickell’s thoughts on neoliberalism

 

The University of Sussex has been consumed by discussion of the national UCU / UUK pension dispute, but our Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell has refused to publicly support striking workers. In light of this decision, I decided to re-visit the interview Mr Tickell granted me when he first joined Sussex in 2016. I had asked him about his academic expertise in neoliberalism, and how this might effect the way he would run the university.

After tweeting this thread, I saw that other people were interested in the perspectives Tickell had expressed in that first interview about his plans – and that they could indeed have potential to clarify some of his background attitudes towards neoliberalism within the university.

Please take a read over on The Badger’s website: http://thebadgeronline.com/2018/03/long-read-badgers-tickell-interview-revisited-amidst-ucu-strikes/

Freya Marshall Payne with Adam Tickell, 2016. Image: Toby Whelan.

 

 

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