The Need for Renewal
This year's Reith lecturer is Dr Albert E Sloman, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Essex. He was previously Gilmour Professor of Spanish at Liverpool University and Dean of the Faculty of Arts. Dr Sloman explores what is needed to make an institute for higher education in Essex in his series entitled 'A University in the Making'.
In this lecture entitled 'The Need for Renewal', Dr Sloman explores the chain of command that the new University of Essex will follow. He explains how a general assembly, trained university administrators and student councils will lead to success in the attempt to create the newest form of community of learning.