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Old Main : small colleges in twenty-first century America

Author: Samuel Schuman
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005.
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"This perceptive account of small colleges in America draws on key data and firsthand observations to explain how and why, when it comes to colleges, size matters - to students, to faculty, to administrators, to education. Defined as institutions that enroll between five hundred and three thousand full-time students, small colleges number about six hundred in the United States. Many are thriving, while some -
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schuman, Samuel.
Old Main.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2005
(OCoLC)606385719
Online version:
Schuman, Samuel.
Old Main.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607568745
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Schuman
ISBN: 0801880920 9780801880926 9780801891021 0801891027
OCLC Number: 56729787
Description: 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Go west, young man: graduation at Centenary college, 1900 --
Colleges of character: Old Main ... in Maine --
People at small colleges: basketball, rock and roll, and a Quaker college --
Colleges of community: less than positive --The integrated campus: Yav --
Blurring the boundaries: a conversation --
Small college futures: Olya --
Epilogue--small is different: a guide for the perplexed --
Appendix A: interview questions --
Appendix B: twelve colleges.
Responsibility: Samuel Schuman.
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