In defense of American higher education

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Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Altbach, Philip G., Gumport, Patricia J., Johnstone, D. Bruce 1941-
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
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505 0 |a The American academic model in comparative perspective / Philip G. Altbach -- Higher education as a mature industry / Arthur Levine -- The "crisis" crisis in higher education: is that a wolf or a pussycat at the academy's door? / Robert Birnbaum and Frank Shushok, Jr. -- Built to serve: the enduring legacy of public higher education / Patricia J. Gumport -- From mass higher education to universal access: the American advantage / Martin Trow -- Higher education and those "out-of-control costs" / D. Bruce Johnstone -- The liberal arts and the role of elite higher education / Nannerl O. Keohane -- The technological revolution: reflections on the proper role of technology in higher education / Jack M. Wilson -- Academic change and presidential leadership / Richard M. Freeland -- Graduate education and research / Jules B. LaPidus -- College students today: why we can't leave serendipity to chance / George D. Kuh -- Governance: the remarkable ambiguity / George Keller -- Understanding the American Academic profession / Martin J. Finkelstein. 
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