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Author Bok, Derek Curtis.

Title Higher education in America / Derek Bok.

Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2013]
©2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  378.73 BOK    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 479 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I Context -- Chapter 1 American System of Higher Education 9 -- Chapter 2 Purposes, Goals, and Limits to Growth 28 -- Chapter 3 Governance of Nonprofit Universities 44 -- Part II Undergraduate Education -- Chapter 4 Going to College and Earning a Degree 81 -- Chapter 5 Paying for College: The Challenge for Policy-Makers and Academic Leaders 98 -- Chapter 6 Entering the Right College 122 -- Chapter 7 Expanding Audience for Higher Education 145 -- Chapter 8 What to Learn 166 -- Chapter 9 How to Teach 183 -- Chapter 10 Prospects for Reform 201 -- Chapter 11 Graduate Education 225 -- Part III Professional Education -- Chapter 12 Medical Schools 256 -- Chapter 13 Law Schools 271 -- Chapter 14 Business Schools 287 -- Part IV Research -- Chapter 15 "Publish or Perish" 328 -- Chapter 16 Changing Nature of Scientific Research 342 -- Chapter 17 Environment for Research 358 -- Part V A Final Reckoning -- Chapter 18 Matters of Genuine Concern 387.
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 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0691159149 (hbk. : alk. paper)