Talk:Central European University

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Neutrality[edit]

While informative about the University, the information available causes it appear almost like an advertisement. I suggest a discussion be made about the neutrality of this article, because I would not be surprised if it were written by the University's development staff. Phrases such as: "regional intellectual powerhouse," "generous financial aid packages" as well as the claim that the school "embodies Europe's cultural traditions" in the introduction alone raises a red flag for me. --Jzero23 (talk) 09:16, 18 July 2009 (UTC)

Do not see a problem with the statement that this university "embodies Europe's cultural traditions." This statement is corroborated by the information on distinguished faculty in different fields. The information on financial aid is informative (it may be performative as well), you do need to understand how the higher education functions these days, especially on the postgraduate level and have no illusions about the educational market on that level. --Alyonkas (talk) 17:53, 9 August 2009 (UTC)

It does look a bit promotional, I toned it down a bit, but it probably needs more. The reference on "regional intellectual powerhouse" looks like it might be ok (from somewhere at Duke University), but it should be established that it is from a WP:Reliable source. I'll leave the POV tag up, but with a little effort it could come down soon. Smallbones (talk) 04:17, 10 August 2009 (UTC)

The financial aid and Soros-derived endowment information seem highly relevant to putting the university in context. Wikibuda (talk) 14:07, 3 October 2009 (UTC)

I have just carried out a minor language edit and update. As far as I can see, all the issues raised above have now been addressed. Perhaps I am biased (I am a CEU alumnus), but as far as I can see the tone is now factual rather than promotional. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Pranjic973 (talkcontribs) 14:07, 30 November 2010 (UTC)

Sorry - signature for the above: ∼∼∼∼ —Preceding unsigned comment added by Pranjic973 (talkcontribs) 07:26, 1 December 2010 (UTC)

Reading the article, I don't think there are any issues warranting the current tags; I reworded one remaining sentence that sounded a bit promotional, and will be removing the templates. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 20:50, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

Distinguished (former) faculty[edit]

Ernest Gellner has been dead for some time now.... 79.70.34.13 (talk) 09:40, 5 January 2010 (UTC)