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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Samuels, Robert, 1961-
Why public higher education should be free
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0813561256 9780813561257 9781461944744 1461944740 1299953212 9781299953215|
|Description:||1 online resource (ix, 178 pages)|
|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.
"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"