American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century Social, Political, and Economic Challenges

ISBN-10: 0801899060

ISBN-13: 9780801899065

Edition: 3rd 2011

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 4/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Introduction: The Contexts of American Higher Education
The Setting
Patterns of Higher Education Development
The Ten Generations of American Higher Education
Autonomy and Accountability: Who Controls Academe?
Academic Freedom: Past, Present, and Future
External Forces
The Federal Government and Higher Education
The States and Higher Education
The Legal Environment: The Implementation of Legal Change on Campus
The Hidden Hand: External Constituencies and Their Impact
The Academic Community
Harsh Realities: The Professoriate in the Twenty-First Century
College Students in Changing Contexts
Presidents Leading: The Dynamics and Complexities of Campus Leadership
Central Issues for the Twenty-First Century
Financing Higher Education: Who Should Pay?
The Digital Technologies of Learning and Research
Graduate Education and Research: Interdependence and Strain
Curriculum in Higher Education: The Organizational Dynamics of Academic Reform
Markets in Higher Education: Trends in Academic Capitalism
The Diversity Imperative: Moving to the Next Generation
Contributors
Index
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