Bar-On takes on academics' spending

Bar-On demanded that the Finance Ministry be allowed to supervise university's budgets rather than allocating a lump sum.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
July 10, 2008 07:45
Bar-On takes on academics' spending

Ronnie Bar On 88 224. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)

Finance Minister Ronnie Bar-On said in the Knesset Wednesday that lecturers were flying abroad "in the name of academic freedom." The comments took place during a Knesset discussion on the future of higher education, during which Bar-On demanded that the Finance Ministry be allowed to supervise university's budgets rather than allocating a lump sum.


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