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Derek Bok, Former President of Harvard University

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Derek Bok, Former President of Harvard University

Derek Bok, Former President of Harvard University

Derek Bok, Former President of Harvard University

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His new book is Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education. Among the commercial activities at many universities and colleges these days are: drug companies giving money to medical schools, industry buying the rights to scientific discoveries and industry-endowed faculty chairs. Bok is critical of such ventures.

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