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Why public higher education should be free : how to decrease costs and increase quality at American universities

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

(2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2342 .S28 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10251319

Keywords:

Educational accountability--United States, Universities and colleges--United States--Finance

Abstract:

Contents: Why tuition goes up and quality goes down at American research universities -- Where the money goes in research universities -- Shortchanging undergraduate instruction at research universities, and why students don't complain -- The role of faculty and graduate students in changing universities -- The rise of the administrative class -- The university as hedge fund -- The high cost of research -- Technology to the rescue? -- Making all public higher education free -- Educating students for a multicultural democracy.

Publication Language:

eng