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All the essential half-truths about higher education

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Higher -- United States.,
    • Universities and colleges -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-247) and index.

      StatementGeorge Dennis O"Brien.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA228 .O37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 247 p. ;
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL668675M
      ISBN 100226616541
      LC Control Number97014479

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      Kensington Books. Through close readings of 50 poems, this study explores the ways that contemporary Israeli poets have made use of Biblical images. O'Brien would like to see the current ''century of the faculty'' replaced by ''the century of management. As Kennedy makes clear, the future of research universities is bound up in their tangled partnership with both government and industry; how universities will define their role in this partnership remains to be seen. Gustavus staff use many different sources in order to collect data.

      Lowen Marshall '68 PhD. By slavery seemed hopelessly fastened on the South, and the slaves thoroughly cowed into submission. Other emergent industrialists created great wealth for themselves with legendary names like J. Nussbaum is less interested in platitudes than in practice, and her book is based on her visits to campuses around the country.


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