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The uses of the University

Clark Kerr (Author)
This edition brings the research university into the 21st century. The multiversity that Clark Kerr discovered now finds itself in an age of apprehension with few certainties. Kerr gives five general points of advice on what kinds of attitudes universities should adopt.
Print Book, English, ©2001
Harvard University Press, Cambridge (MA), ©2001
XIII, 261 p. ; 22 cm
9780674005327, 0674005325
* Preface, 2001: A New Century for Higher Education * Preface, 1963 *1. The Idea of a Multiversity *2. The Realities of the Federal Grant University *3. The Future of the City of Intellect *4. Reconsiderations after the Revolts of the 1960s *5. Attempted Reforms That Failed *6. Commentaries on the Golden Age of the Research University *7. A New Age? From Increasing Federal Riches to Increasing State Poverty *8. Hard Choices *9. The "City of Intellect" in a Century for the Foxes? * Notes * Index