Challenges Facing Higher Education at the Millennium
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Description: 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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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/5/1999
Size: 9.25" wide x 6.25" long x 0.75" tall
|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|