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The Future of the Public University in America

Beyond the Crossroads

by James J. Duderstadt

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • USA,
  • Higher,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Education / Higher,
  • Public universities and colleges,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9667165M
    ISBN 100801880629
    ISBN 109780801880629

      The dynamics of higher education in America today are driving the demand for a new set of skills and capabilities for tomorrow’s leaders. Learn how the role of college president is being transformed, the reasons behind these changes, and what the future implications may be for universities. College and university rankings in the United States are rankings of U.S. colleges and universities ordered by contributing factors which vary depending on the organization performing the ranking. Rankings have most often been conducted by magazines, newspapers, websites, or academics. In addition to ranking entire institutions, specific programs, departments, and schools can be ranked.

    JEFFREY J. SELINGO has written about higher education for two decades. He is the author of three books, the newest of which, There Is Life After College (HarperCollins, ), is a New York Times bestseller. Named one of LinkedIn’s “must-know influencers” of , Selingo is a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center.   In , a year’s tuition at a public university cost $—or, adjusted for inflation, $2, In a lot of countries, that’s still a normal price for a year of post-secondary education—but not in the United States. In the past 35 years, the average tuition costs have quadrupled. It’s especially bad if you want to go an Ivy League school.

    Bok was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Stanford University (B.A., ), Harvard Law School (J.D., ), and George Washington University (A.M., ). He taught law at Harvard from , where he served as dean of the law school () and then as Derek Curtis Bok (born Ma ) is an American lawyer and /5(3).   His most popular book, The Next Years, is kept alive by the prescience of its predictions. Other best-selling books include Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe, The Next Decade, America’s Secret War, The Future of War and The Intelligence Edge. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages.


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