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ANU Observer

3 weeks 4 hours ago

Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Ramsay Centre Board, John Howard, vehemently disagreed with Schmidt’s assessment of the degree as a “sponsored program”. In a letter to Schmidt published by The Australian, Howard stated that the withdrawal was “intensely disappointing”.

ANU Observer

3 weeks 3 days ago

ANU has announced that it has withdrawn from discussions with the Ramsay Centre about a Western Civilisation degree. In a blog post, VC Brian Schmidt said, "We approached the opportunity offered by the Ramsay Centre in a positive and open spirit, but it is clear that the autonomy with which this university needs to approve and endorse a new program of study is not compatible with a sponsored program of the type sought."

ANU Observer

3 weeks 4 days ago

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