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The faculty lounges : and other reasons why you won't get the college education you paid for

Author: Naomi Schaefer Riley
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, ©2011.
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With tuition rising at four times the rate of inflation, colleges and universities have focused on ever more superficial measures of quality. Riley cuts through the piles of glossy college catalogs  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Riley, Naomi Schaefer.
Faculty lounges.
Lanham, Md. : Ivan R. Dee, ©2011
(DLC) 2010051677
(OCoLC)681502170
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Schaefer Riley
ISBN: 9781566638883 1566638887
OCLC Number: 713659028
Description: 1 online resource (195 pages)
Contents: A new look at an old question --
The battle cry of academic freedom --
Stop the academic presses: get teachers back in the classroom --
The academic underclass --
The unions are coming --
University politics and the politics of the university --
Following the money --
Afterword: the Olin experiment.
Responsibility: Naomi Schaefer Riley.

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In The Faculty Lounges, Naomi Schaefer Riley, a former member of the Journal's editorial-page staff, takes up the question of academic tenure-what it was intended to be, what abuses it now invites Read more...

 
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