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The Resource Declining by degrees : higher education at risk, edited by Richard H. Hersh and John Merrow ; foreword by Tom Wolfe

Declining by degrees : higher education at risk, edited by Richard H. Hersh and John Merrow ; foreword by Tom Wolfe

Label
Declining by degrees : higher education at risk
Title
Declining by degrees
Title remainder
higher education at risk
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard H. Hersh and John Merrow ; foreword by Tom Wolfe
Title variation
Higher education at risk
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
378.73
Index
index present
LC call number
LA227.4
LC item number
.D45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hersh, Richard H.
  • Merrow, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Education, Higher
Label
Declining by degrees : higher education at risk, edited by Richard H. Hersh and John Merrow ; foreword by Tom Wolfe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The media : degrees of coverage / Gene I. Maeroff -- Ready or not? Where the public stands on higher education reform / Deborah Wadsworth -- College admissions : a substitute for quality? / James Fallows -- Caveat Lector : unexamined assumptions about quality in higher education / Jay Mathews -- Liberal education : slip-sliding away? / Carol G. Schneider -- Six challenges to the American university / Vartan Gregorian -- Beyond markets and individuals : a focus on educational goals / Howard Gardner -- This little student went to market / David L. Kirp -- How undergraduate education became college lite--and a personal apology / Murray Sperber -- America's modern peculiar institution / Frank Deford -- Worlds apart : disconnects between students and their colleges / Arthur Levine -- Leaving the newcomers behind / Roberto Suro and Richard Fry -- Talking the talk : rhetoric and reality for students of color / Heather D. Wathington -- It is only a port of call : reflections on the state of higher education / Julie Johnson Kidd -- The curriculum and college life : confronting unfulfilled promises / Leon Botstein
Control code
ocm57594049
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9781403969217
Lccn
2005043024
Label
Declining by degrees : higher education at risk, edited by Richard H. Hersh and John Merrow ; foreword by Tom Wolfe
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The media : degrees of coverage / Gene I. Maeroff -- Ready or not? Where the public stands on higher education reform / Deborah Wadsworth -- College admissions : a substitute for quality? / James Fallows -- Caveat Lector : unexamined assumptions about quality in higher education / Jay Mathews -- Liberal education : slip-sliding away? / Carol G. Schneider -- Six challenges to the American university / Vartan Gregorian -- Beyond markets and individuals : a focus on educational goals / Howard Gardner -- This little student went to market / David L. Kirp -- How undergraduate education became college lite--and a personal apology / Murray Sperber -- America's modern peculiar institution / Frank Deford -- Worlds apart : disconnects between students and their colleges / Arthur Levine -- Leaving the newcomers behind / Roberto Suro and Richard Fry -- Talking the talk : rhetoric and reality for students of color / Heather D. Wathington -- It is only a port of call : reflections on the state of higher education / Julie Johnson Kidd -- The curriculum and college life : confronting unfulfilled promises / Leon Botstein
Control code
ocm57594049
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9781403969217
Lccn
2005043024

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