An Adelaide Advertiser editorial yesterday described new UniAdelaide VC Peter Rathjen as “dynamic.” What is it with reptiles of the press and Professor Rathjen? The Hobart Mercury signed on for the duration to his vision of an education-led economic recovery, “all sides of politics listen when Rathjen says education is the future of Tasmania,” ( CMM August 25 2017) it opined. And now, within weeks of his returning to Adelaide the Tiser is on the team, with the VC set-up to repeat his Tasmanian tactic of extracting cash from government to expand his university.
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