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Starving the Beast Movie Showing

Join the College of Liberal Arts, Graduate School, Joe Crowley Student Union, Nevada Faculty Alliance and the Office of Information Technology in a film screening of the movie Starving the Beast.

Starving the Beast examines the on-going power struggle on college campuses across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform America’s public universities. The film documents a philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education as a ‘value proposition’ to be borne by the beneficiary of a college degree rather than as a ‘public good’ for society. Financial winners and losers emerge in a struggle poised to profoundly change public higher education. The film focuses on dramas playing out at the University of Wisconsin, University of Virginia, University of North Carolina, Louisiana State University, University of Texas and Texas A&M.


Movie Screenings:

March 27 at 12 PM in JCSU Room #402

March 28 at 4 PM in JCSU Room #402


Panel Discussion:

March 29 at 4 PM in the Great Room



David Zeh, Dean of the Graduate School (moderator)

Debra Moddelmog, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Barbara Walker, Associate Professor in the College of Liberal Arts

Donica Mensing, Associate Dean and Professor in the Reynolds School of Journalism

Daniel Enrique Pérez, Associate Professor in the Department of World Languages and Literature

Kent Ervin, Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Nevada Faculty Alliance and Faculty Senate


For more information on Starving the Beast check out their website.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Joe Crowley Student Union, Room 402
1500 North Virginia Street


College of Liberal Arts, Graduate School, Provost Office, IT, Student Services, Student Union




higher education, Documentary, Finances


Joe Crowley Student Union



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