When my son Mike called me yesterday morning about the University of Missouri-Columbia’s decision to close down the University of Missouri Press in July, he sounded betrayed. An MU graduate, a student of history and the arts, he understands what such a closing means. In many ways it sells out the fundamental principles of university and of learning itself.
LETTER: University of Missouri Press closing is betrayal
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