It’s 30 years since the publication of the Jarratt report on efficiency in higher education. It felt hugely significant at the time. But how influential was it looking back?
There seem to be governance problems all over UK higher education at the moment. Arguably though some of the biggest governance challenges are currently being faced by institutions in Scotland. One of Mike Russell’s final acts as Education Secretary in the Scottish Government was to launch a consultation on proposals for change to university governance.