In defense of American higher education

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Altbach, Philip G., Gumport, Patricia J., Johnstone, D. Bruce 1941-
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 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.