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UNIDO IV in Retrospect

October 6, 1984 which the authorities should try to settle before coming up with a comprehensive legislation on the subject. First, should there be a titular head to a university at all? Harvard or Princeton are doing all right without one. Why should a vice- chancellor be appointed for only three years and not till his normal age of retirement? Shouldn't there be a modern corporate structure with about a dozen full-time directors, each looking after a specific aspect of the administration and sitting jointly as a Board to decide upon important matters? Hasn't the present organisation of higher education where hundreds of colleges mainly look after a rigidly set course of undergraduate studies and the university departments primarily cater to postgraduate activities prove inadequate? At least in big cities, shouldn't the present colleges be clustered together to form regional centres of higher education for the prudent management of the country's resources? Shouldn't the examination system be reorganised completely along different lines rather than a new layer of rules and regulations being sought to be superimposed on a system already grown too creaky?

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