The purpose of this paper is to consider the career changing roles of university professors.
Observes the common trend of research and teaching professors to become elevated to university management positions, thereby abandoning their teaching and research roles.
Implies the loss of scholarly potential and productivity to managerialism in the university sector and calls for the recovery of a cadre of professorial researchers.
Critiques the increasingly administrative role of senior university academics in the world of increasingly corporatised universities.
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