American Higher Education Transformed, 1940–2005

American Higher Education Transformed, 1940–2005

Author: Wilson Smith

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 0801895855

Category: Education

Page: 544

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Wilson Smith and Thomas Bender have assembled an essential reference for policymakers, administrators, and all those interested in the history and sociology of higher education.
American Higher Education Transformed, 1940–2005
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Wilson Smith, Thomas Bender
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-11 - Publisher: JHU Press

Wilson Smith and Thomas Bender have assembled an essential reference for policymakers, administrators, and all those interested in the history and sociology of higher education.
Curriculum, Accreditation and Coming of Age of Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Roger L. Geiger
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-06 - Publisher: Routledge

This latest volume in Roger Geiger's distinguished series on the history of higher education begins with a rare glimpse into the minds of mid-nineteenth century collegians. Timothy J. Williams mines the diaries of students at the University of North Carolina to unearth a not unexpected preoccupation with sex, but also
Reawakening the Public Research University
Language: en
Pages: 647
Authors: Renée Beville Flower, Brent M. Haddad
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-28 - Publisher: University of California eScholarship

A core institution in the human endeavor—the public research university—is in transition. As U.S. public universities adapt to a multi-decadal decline in public funding, they risk losing their essential character as a generator, evaluator, and archivist of ideas and as a wellspring of tomorrow’s intellectual, economic, and political leaders. This
American Higher Education in the Postwar Era, 1945-1970
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Roger L. Geiger, Nathan M. Sorber, Christian K. Anderson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-01 - Publisher: Routledge

After World War II, returning veterans with GI Bill benefits ushered in an era of unprecedented growth that fundamentally altered the meaning, purpose, and structure of higher education. This volume explores the multifaceted and tumultuous transformation of American higher education that occurred between 1945 and 1970, while examining the changes
To Promote the General Welfare
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Steven Conn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Americans love to hate their government, and a long tradition of anti-government suspicion reaches back to debates among the founders of the nation. But the election of Barack Obama has created a backlash rivaled only by the anti-government hysteria that preceded the Civil War. Lost in all the Tea Party