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Author Bok, Derek Curtis.

Title Higher education in America / Derek Bok.

Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    378.73 BOK    Available
Description x, 479 pages ; 24 cm.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [413]-452) and index.
Contents I. The context -- The American system of higher education -- Purposes, goal, and limits to growth -- The governance of nonprofit universities -- II. Undergraduate education -- Going to college and earning a degree -- Paying for college: The challenge for policy-makers and academic leaders -- Entering the right college -- The expanding audience for higher education -- What to learn -- How to teach -- Prospects for reform -- Graduate education -- III. Professional education -- Medical schools -- Law schools -- Business schools -- IV. Research -- "Publish or perish" -- The changing nature of scientific research -- The environment for research -- V. A final reckoning -- Matters of genuine concern -- The last word.
Subject Education, Higher -- United States -- History.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States -- History.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- History.
Professional education -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780691159140 hardcover alkaline paper
0691159149 hardcover alkaline paper

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