The Research University in a Time of Discontent

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Drawing examples and making recommendations based on their own experience as academic administrators and faculty members, distinguished scholars address the drastically changed climate in which research universities and other institutions of higher education now function.

Johns Hopkins University Press

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Overview

Drawing examples and making recommendations based on their own experience as academic administrators and faculty members, distinguished scholars address the drastically changed climate in which research universities and other institutions of higher education now function.

Johns Hopkins University Press

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Editorial Reviews

London Times
The book's key themes are managerial problems, internal politics, student-related issues and the perennial question of funding and resources.

— Tony Becher

Resources in Education

This volume contains 19 papers on the current status of the research university particularly in light of diminished federal research support and of the opportunities and perils of the larger, international, educational stage.

London Times - Tony Becher

The book's key themes are managerial problems, internal politics, student-related issues and the perennial question of funding and resources.

Booknews
Comprises 19 contributions (about half of which have previously appeared in The American Research University, the Fall 1993 issue of Daedalus, and v.122 no.4 of the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences). Some of the topics: dilemmas of choice, diversity, missions, teaching, competition, distinction and durability of American institutions, and internationalization. Paper edition (unseen), $15.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801849589
  • Publisher: Hopkins Fulfillment Service
  • Publication date: 11/1/1994
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 420
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors: Harvey Brooks, Jonathan R. Cole, Stephen R. Graubard, Adrienne Jamieson, Donald Kennedy, Nannerl O. Keohane, Seymour Martin Lipset, Walter E. Massey, Steven Muller, Rodney W. Nichols, Nelson W. Polsby, Kenneth Prewitt, Frank H.T. Rhodes, William C. Richardson, Robert M. Rosenzweig, John R. Searle, Eugene B. Skolnikoff, Neil J. Smelser, Stephen M. Stigler, Francis X. Sutton

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