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Why public higher education should be free : how to decrease cost and increase quality at American universities

Author: Robert Samuels
Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey ; London : Rutgers University Press, 2013.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Samuels
ISBN: 9780813561240 0813561248 9780813561233 081356123X 0813561256 9780813561257
OCLC Number: 818464972
Description: ix, 178 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Why tuition goes up and quality goes down at American research University --
Where the money goes in research universities --
Shortchanging instruction at research universities, and why students don't complain --
The role of faculty and graduate students in changing universities --
The rise of the administrative class --
The university as hedge fund --
The high cost of research --
Technology to the rescue? --
Making all public higher education free --
Educating students for a multicultural democracy.
Responsibility: Robert Samuels.

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"Bracing and incisive, Samuels offers that rare call to arms that speaks simultaneously to faculty, students, parents, "and "administrators."--Marc Bousquet"author of How the University Works" Read more...

 
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