Prominent Academics Plan a Private, Liberal-Arts-Style College in Britain

One of Britain's best-known public intellectuals took higher-education observers by surprise on Sunday with the announcement that he is spearheading the establishment of what would be an unprecedented kind of institution in Britain—a private, for-profit liberal-arts college that would rival elite institutions such as the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

Prominent Academics Plan a Private, Liberal-Arts-Style College in Britain