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The shaping of American higher education : emergence and growth of the contemporary system

Author: Arthur M Cohen; Carrie B Kisker
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2010]. ©2010.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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The Shaping of American Higher Education combines historical and current events up to the mid 1990s. In this edition though, the revised text provides updated data and tables, new material on faculty, student admissions, and management practices, as well as a new chapter on the contemporary era. The book explores topics like curricular expansion, institutional growth, secular governance, and more. With  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cohen, Arthur M.
Shaping of American higher education.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Cohen; Carrie B Kisker
ISBN: 9780470551646 047055164X
OCLC Number: 503050524
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 630 pages)
Contents: Introduction: a framework for studying the history of higher education --
Establishing the collegiate form in the colonies: 1636-1789 --
The diffusion of small colleges in the emergent nation: 1790-1869 --
University transformation as the nation industrializes: 1870-1944 --
Mass higher education in the era of American hegemony: 1945-1975 --
Maintaining the diverse system in an era of consolidation: 1976-1993 --
Privatization, corporatization, and accountability in the contemporary era: 1994-2009.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Cohen ; with Carrie B. Kisker.

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Similar to the first edition, The Shaping of American Higher Education combines historical and current events up to the mid 1990s. In this edition though, the revised text provides updated data and  Read more...

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