Our Universities: What am I, or Who am I?

Universities help students answer the question, What am I? Accountant, architect, engineer, teacher, butcher, baker or candlestick maker. But the equally important question, Who am I? is abandoned for the perceived efficiency and cultural clarity of the “what.” A value-free, valueless educational process is embraced.

He gave me hope when hope was gone, He gave me strength to carry on, Who am I, I'm Jean Valjean, Who am I, 24601.

Jean Valjean