0801866545 (alk. paper) 0801866553 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
vi, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
LA227.4 .I5 2001
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The American academic model in comparative perspective / Philip G. Altbach Higher education as a mature industry / Arthur Levine The "crisis" crisis in higher education: is that a wolf or a pussycat at the academy's door? / Robert Birnbaum and Frank Shushok, Jr. Built to serve: the enduring legacy of public higher education / Patricia J. Gumport From mass higher education to universal access: the American advantage / Martin Trow Higher education and those "out-of-control costs" / D. Bruce Johnstone The liberal arts and the role of elite higher education / Nannerl O. Keohane The technological revolution: reflections on the proper role of technology in higher education / Jack M. Wilson Academic change and presidential leadership / Richard M. Freeland Graduate education and research / Jules B. LaPidus College students today: why we can't leave serendipity to chance / George D. Kuh Governance: the remarkable ambiguity / Geroge Keller Understanding the American Academic profession / Martin J. Finkelstein.