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Students Put Off by Pricey Art Textbook That Has No Art

Kathy Shailer has some explaining to do.

Ms. Shailer is dean of the faculty of liberal arts and sciences at OCAD University, an art-and-design college in Ontario that bills itself as “Canada’s university of the imagination.” This week, the National Post reports, she’ll meet with some first-year students who are upset about their new art-history textbook, which costs $180 and happens to be missing a crucial feature: artwork.

More than 300 students have signed a petition, which reached the popular…