Argument: Ethno-national diversity is an overrated objective in higher learning
- Debate archive: Governments and universities everywhere should compete to attract qualified students regardless of nationality or residence
Supporting arguments from the Economist Online Debate Series
- penfriend, commenter. Economist Online Debate Series. December 15, 2007 06:51 - "I believe the value of ethnic, racial, cultural, or religious diversity to the intellectual aims of education is at best over-stated. One should want diversity in intellectual perspectives, which can and do occur in the native population, not simply diversity of dress or skin-colour.