Saturday, March 28, 2009
Promising Noises from Nashville
"You've got UTK, which is a legitimate research university, then you've half a dozen others who are little UTK wannabes or little Vanderbilt wannabes, and they're busy growing their graduate programs," Bredesen said. "And most states that are considered to have good systems, they've really got a good, clean separation between the graduate-oriented research universities and the state schools. … Just how you do that is kind of the political trick in all of this."