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American higher education in the twenty-first century

Philip G. Altbach

American higher education in the twenty-first century

social, political, and economic challenges

by Philip G. Altbach

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Philip G. Altbach, Patricia J. Gumport, and Robert O. Berdahl
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA227.4 .A45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539244M
ISBN 100801899052, 0801899060
ISBN 109780801899058, 9780801899065
LC Control Number2010026156

In response to the callfor a reconsideration of the purposes of higher education, this chapter argues that responsiveness to societal needs is one source of guidance for formulating an institution’s purposes. It is also argued that the major societal needs of the 21st century are for individuals who have the intellectual and personal capabilities to constructively engage political, ethnic. Michael N. Bastedo is a professor of education and the director of the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan. He is the editor of The Organization of Higher Education: Managing Colleges for a New G. Altbach is a research professor and the founding director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College.

  This new edition of American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century explores current issues of central importance to the academy: leadership, accountability, access, finance, technology, academic freedom, the canon, governance, and race. Chapters also deal with key constituencies -- Pages: America's colleges and universities are social institutions -- embedded in the wider society and subject in various ways to its constraining forces. In American Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century, researchers who share this understanding explore the new realities of higher education and consider its greatest challenges for the next century.5/5(1).

1. The Ten Generations of American Higher Education 2. Academic Freedom: Past, Present, and Future 3. Curriculum in Higher Education: The Organizational: Dynamics of Academic Reform 4. Harsh Realities: The Professoriate in the Twenty-First Century 5. Graduate Education and Research: Interdependence and Strain 6. This second edition of American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century is both a solid examination of the current state of postsecondary education in the United States and a rejoinder to those who would proclaim that the current status is uniquely threatened by .


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