Challenges Facing Higher Education at the Millennium

ISBN-10: 1573562939

ISBN-13: 9781573562935

Edition: 1999

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In May 1998, twenty representatives from the higher education communities of the United States and Western Europe met in Glion, Switzerland to discuss the challenges facing higher education today and to propose effective means for meeting those challenges.Challenges Facing Higher Education at the Millennium presents the collection of papers written by members of the colloquium.Key issues discussed include: the role of the university in society; the university and new technologies; new sources of revenue; possible alliances between education, private industry and government; co-operation between disciplines; lifelong learning.The volume concludes with The Glion Declaration, issued by the colloquium and outlining the main conclusions from the meeting.
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/5/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Size: 9.25" wide x 6.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Contributors Missions and Values Survey of the Main Challenges Facing Higher Education at the Millennium
Meeting the Challenges of the New Millennium
The University's Role
The Task of Institutions of Higher Education in the New Europe
The Effect of the Changing Environment on Higher Education
The Twenty-first Century University: A Tale of Two Futures
The University and the Information Age
The Economics of Higher Education in the United States
What Can Other Developed Countries Learn from It?
Harold M. Williams Meeting the Challenge Financing Universities Through Nontraditional
Revenue Sources: Opportunities and Threats
Networks and Strategic Alliances within and between Universities and with the Private Sector
The Research University's Potential as an Area's Growth and Prosperity Stimulant
Research and Education New Roles, New Instruments
Higher Learning as a Joint Venture between State and Industry
The Example of the International University in Germany
Governance by Howard Newby Information Age Challenges to Research Libraries
Crisis in the University of California Library System
Lifelong Learning in the University
A New Imperative?
The University of the Future Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century
A European View
Future Challenges Facing American Higher Education
The New University
Appendices
Index
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