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American higher education and the future
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities.
by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs. Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington
Written in English
|Series||S. hrg ;, 102-90|
|LC Classifications||KF26 .L2735 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 143 p. :|
|Number of Pages||143|
|LC Control Number||91601288|
education, joined by several keen-eyed observers, blend prediction with prescription to paint a vivid picture of American primary and secondary education in What follows is necessarily speculative, and readers may judge portions to be wishful thinking or politically naïve. But none of it is. Get this from a library! American higher education and the future: hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First [i.e. Second] Congress, first session, on examining proposed legislation authorizing funds for programs of the Higher Education Act, focusing on how postsecondary education.
A new book, based on interviews with 27 presidents and chancellors of land-grant universities, considers where the role of these institutions is going. The book is Land-Grant Universities for the Future: Higher Education for the Public Good (Johns Hopkins University Press). But when looked at together, they represented the outlines of a bleak future for higher education. Alexander, a self-described higher-education .
Brand new Book. First published in , American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century offered a comprehensive introduction to the central issues facing American colleges and universities. This thoroughly revised edition brings the classic volume up to Edition: 4th Edition. Download the entire book in PDF: In these essays, members of the Hoover Institution's Task Force on K–12 education, joined by several keen-eyed observers, blend prediction with prescription to paint a vivid picture of American primary and secondary education in What follows is necessarily speculative, and readers may judge portions to be wishful thinking.
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A powerful look at the risks inherent in the trend toward making higher education a market rather than a regulated public sector, The Future of Higher Education reveals the findings of an extensive four-year investigation into the major forces American higher education and the future book are transforming our American system of higher education.
The book explores the challenges of intensified competition among institutions, globalization of colleges Cited by: Part history, part assessment of current issues, and part prognostication of our professional future, American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century is an excellent primer, easily accessible for graduate students, legislators and/or their aides, and institutional administrators.
(Review of Higher Education)An excellent overview of most, if not all, of the major challenges that /5(43). Coming Death and Future Resurrection of American Higher Education: –, The Bishirjian, Richard J.
In The Coming Death and Future Resurrection of American Higher Education, Dr. Richard Bishirjian describes how, beginning inhe founded Yorktown University and immediately confronted barriers designed to block entrance of his University from operating as a low cost, regionally.
American higher education is unique in its size and diversity and in its openness to all who gain a high school diploma. This essay describes current trends in enrollments and finance in American colleges and universities, noting recent changes in the demography of the student body that have kept enrollments constant, despite dwindling traditional college-age by: 1.
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JEFFREY J. SELINGO has written about higher education for two decades. He is the author of three books, the newest of which, There Is Life After College (HarperCollins, ), is a New York Times bestseller. Named one of LinkedIn’s “must-know influencers” ofSelingo is a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center.
The Future of Higher Education, and How America Will Pay for It. approximately 58 percent graduate in six years. Students either drop out altogether or leave school periodically in order to work and save for continuing their education.
The new reality for many of today’s students, and a way to increase graduation rates whileFile Size: 4MB. Book Description. The latest book in the Core Concepts in Higher Education series brings to life issues of governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, college sports, public policy, fundraising, and innovations in higher education today.
Written by renowned author John R. Thelin, each chapter bridges research, theory, and practice and discusses a range of. First published inAmerican Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century offers a comprehensive entree to the central issues facing American colleges /5(4).
Higher Education in America is a landmark work — a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation’s most respected education experts. Sweepingly ambitious in scope, this is a deeply informed and balanced assessment of the many strengths as well as the weaknesses of American higher.
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This book is an appeal to all interested taxpaying citizens, public officials, governors, governing boards, and university presidents to take a second look at these costly decisions and begin a new era of placing the higher education needs and interests of students above all.
We have created this tuition crisis; now we must solve it. First published in"American Higher Education in the Twenty First Century" offered a comprehensive introduction to the central issues facing American colleges and universities.
This thoroughly revised edition brings the classic volume up to date. The contributors have rewritten every chapter to address major changes in higher education, including the rise of organized social Author: Michael N.
Bastedo, Philip G. Altbach, Patricia J. Gumport. The U.S. higher education financing system faces serious challenges. This very readable book looks clearly at these challenges, and it is packed with data and a deep understanding of the history of higher education in America. The authors’ agenda for change deserves serious consideration by anyone interested in the future of higher education.
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This thoroughly revised edition brings the classic volume up to date. The contributors have rewritten every chapter to address major changes in higher education, including the rise of organized social. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Daedalus. OCLC Number: Notes: Fall,and winter,issues of Daedalus, journal of the American.
Over the past two weeks I’ve read a book about the future of American higher ed, and want to recommend it very highly. It might be the most important book on the subject published this year.
The title is Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education, and the author is Nathan D. Grawe, an economics professor at Carleton College. • With news that Central European University may be forced to leave the U.S., Education Dive discusses the future of American higher education and academic freedom.
Although the number of international campuses continues to grow, America falls behind with providing a globally aware curriculum and open learning. Miller, Richard I. This book identifies and discusses key issues for the future of American higher education. An introductory chapter focuses on the nine contributions by higher education recommended in Clark Kerr's Carnegie Council : Richard I.
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4File Size: KB. New book argues that shared governance is under threat, along with future of American higher education, and professors must take up the fight. New book argues faculty governance is under threat Jump to Navigation.The roots of controversy surrounding higher education in the US extend deep into the past.
This original, incisive history goes far in offering a needed sense of perspective on current debates over such issues as access, costs, academic quality, social equity, and curricula.