A glorious vision all but forgotten
Source: Sunday Times
Blogger’s Note: The writer’s laments are justified given the current state of affairs of the university. The high ideals set and pursued by much revered Sir Ivor Jennings that poor innocent soul have been thrown to the winds by the politicians.
Sir Ivor Jennings’ life’s work was creating the University of Peradeniya; now 60 years on, a new generation hardly knows his name writes Namali Premawardhana
“Ah, chaste permitted wilderness below our house
complete with winding walks and warbling stream
designed to breed debate and poetry More