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Higher learning in America, 1980-2000

Author: Arthur Levine
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The next decade promises to be a challenging one for colleges and universities. This book explains why ... The essays provide an informative historical guide of the past decade while also looking into the future of higher education."--Christian Science Monitor.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Higher learning in America, 1980-2000.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)604041668
Named Person: Clark Kerr; Clark Kerr; Clark Kerr
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Levine
ISBN: 0801844576 9780801844577
OCLC Number: 26051652
Description: xxiii, 383 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Government and higher education / Patrick M. Callan --
The economy and higher education / Margaret Gordon --
Federalism in American higher education / Martin Trow --
Research universities in a new era : from the 1980s to the 1990s / Roger L. Geiger --
Liberal arts colleges : what price survival? / David W. Breneman --
Community colleges : making winners out of ordinary people / Leslie Koltai --
California : a multisegment system / Neil J. Smelser --
Higher education coordination : Australia and the United States / Lyman A. Glenny --
The return to Europe : issues in post-communist higher education / Ladislav Cerych. Faculty : differentiation and dispersion / Burton R. Clark --
The president : a precarious perch / Judith Block McLaughlin and David Riesman --
Students : interests, culture, and activism / Philip G. Altbach --
Governing boards / Joseph F. Kauffman --
New dimensions for general education / Virginia Smith --
The humanities in the 1990s / Alberta Arthurs --
Hearts, brains, and education : a new alliance for science curriculum / Marian Cleeves Diamond --
Improving the quality of instruction / K. Patricia Cross --
Behind the open door : disadvantaged students / Flora Mancuso Edwards --
Campus climate in the 1980s and 1990s : decades of apathy and renewal / Ernest L. Boyer --
Diversity on campus / Arthur Levine --
Standardized testing in a national context / Donald M. Stewart --
Afterword : a personal note on Clark Kerr / James A. Perkins.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur Levine.
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"The next decade promises to be a challenging one for colleges and universities. This book explains why ... The essays provide an informative historical guide of the past decade while also looking into the future of higher education."--Christian Science Monitor.

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