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Remaking the American university : market-smart and mission-centered

Author: Robert Zemsky; Gregory R Wegner; William F Massy
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005.
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At one time, universities educated new generations and were a source of social change. Today colleges and universities are less places of public purpose, than agencies of personal advantage. Remaking the American University provides a penetrating analysis of the ways market forces have shaped and distorted the behaviors, purposes, and ultimately the missions of universities and colleges over the past half-century.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Zemsky, Robert, 1940-
Remaking the American university.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004025321
(OCoLC)56920863
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zemsky; Gregory R Wegner; William F Massy
ISBN: 0813541123 9780813541129
OCLC Number: 77208272
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 231 pages)
Contents: Introduction: the diminishing of public purpose --
The lattice and the ratchet --
The admissions arms race --
On being mission centered and market smart --
To publish and perish --
A value proposition --
Thwarted innovation --
Who owns teaching? --
Making educational quality job one --
Not good enough --
Crafting a public agenda --
Dancing with change.
Responsibility: Robert Zemsky, Gregory R. Wegner, William F. Massy.

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