Image:  What’s in a name? Quite a lot, if you call yourself a university—a title evoking the pinnacle of higher learning, discovery and dialogue. “University” has meant many things, from a seminary for medieval priests to a finishing school for the aristocracy. Since the 19th century, universities have generally been seen as both transmitters and creators of knowledge. But some well-regarded universities conduct little research, while some of the world’s most exalted teaching and...


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