Higher Education: Communication v. Confrontation

Since 12,000 publications in the U.S. are devoted to one or another aspect of education, the country's scholars would hardly seem to be in urgent need of more. George Bonham, a New York education consultant, believes, however, that the need is greater than ever just because of the flood of journals. Last week Bonham began the publication of Change, a bimonthly magazine that is pledged to be "an irreverent foe of all that is arcane, banal and irrelevant in higher education."

Change's first issue, which will go to 4,300 charter subscribers (Bonham needs 22,000 subscribers to break even), also makes...

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