Janet Beer: 'higher education is not a progressive environment to work in'

theguardian.com - 'When I travel abroad, people often assume I'm the PA', says Janet Beer, vice-chancellor of Oxford Brookes University. Right now, the main campus of Oxford Brookes University looks much the same as many other UK universities. A bit of a building site. The hike in tuition fees to £9,000 per year has concentrated the minds of vice-chancellors, every bit as much as it's had for those students.