Naming university buildings after crooks

Cambridge University Computer Lab sent me a postcard to announce the opening ceremony of the new William Gates Building they’re moving to.

I trust that soon the School of Journalism will move to the Robert Maxwell Building. Then the Business Studies department can move to the Ken Lay Building on Enron Avenue, and the School of Design can move to the John DeLorean Building.

Then, perhaps, Cambridge will consider whether it really wants to whore out its academic credibility to any rich head of a lawbreaking corporation. No, wait, apparently they already decided that…