Education: Growing Row over Peer Review

In Georgia and California, faculties tangle with the Feds

Campus cries of interference from Washington and the courts are all too familiar. But last week the level of lamentation rose to a new crescendo in the wake of two incidents. First there was the jailing, for contempt of court, of University of Georgia Education Professor James A. Dinnan, 50; second there was Washington's announcement that the University of California at Berkeley risked becoming the nation's first university to lose federal contracts in a dispute over affirmative action. Under attack in Georgia, as well as California, was one of the academic world's most...

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