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Precipice or crossroads? : where America's great public universities stand and where they are going midway through their second century

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

State University of New York Press, Albany, p.318 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2329.5 .P74 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9740377

Keywords:

Education, Higher--United States--History, State universities and colleges--United States--History

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction / by Daniel Mark Fogel -- Democracy, the West, and land-grant colleges / by Coy F. Cross II -- The 1890 institutions in African American and American life / by Carolyn R. Mahoney -- The modern public university : its land-grant heritage, its land-grant horizon / by E. Gordon Gee -- Commitments : enhancing the public purposes and outcomes of public higher education / by Mark G. Yudof and Caitlin Callaghan -- Challenges to viability and sustainability : public funding, tuition, college costs, and affordability / by David E. Shulenburger -- University-based R&D and economic development : the Morrill Act and the emergence of the American research university / by Michael M. Crow and William B. Dabars -- From a land-grant to a world-grant ideal : extending public higher education core values to a global frame / by John Hudzik and Lou Anna K. Simon -- Statewide university systems : taking the land-grant concept to scale in the twenty-first century / by Nancy L. Zimpher and Jessica Fisher Neidl -- Creating the future : the promise of public research universities for America / by James J. Duderstadt -- Challenges to equilibrium : the place of the arts and humanities in public research universities / by Daniel Mark Fogel.

Publication Language:

eng