North Carolina Student Editors Upset about Comparing Universities on Rankings List

, Spencer Irvine, Leave a comment

This is confusing…don’t people want to know how universities compare to get the best bang for their buck?

Comparing the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to other universities is a “grandiose [display] of privatization,” according to the editors of the student newspaper.

“As a board, we frequently oppose grandiose displays of privatization and suppression of free expression,” begins an editorial published Tuesday by The Daily Tar Heel, which goes on to assert that both conditions are fostered by the practice of comparing universities to one another.