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How Right-Wing Billionaires Infiltrated Higher Education

Chronicle Review illustration by Scott Seymour, original image by Randy Lyhus

February 12, 2016 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

If there was a single event that galvanized conservative donors to try to wrest control of higher education in America, it might have been the uprising at Cornell University on April 20, 1969. That afternoon, during parents’ weekend at the Ithaca...

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