In Rural India, an Ambitious Academic Vision

July 13, 2007 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

A mining mogul with big ideas is determined to build an elite, American-style university for 100,000 students in Orissa. Farmers, who own the land he wants to develop, plan to resist.

A few miles outside the town of Puri, in the eastern Indian state...

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