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ERIC Number: ED019536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 17
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TOMORROW'S TARGETS FOR UNIVERSITY ADULT EDUCATION.
HORN, FRANCIS H.
SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES, THE POPULATION EXPLOSION, INCREASING LEISURE, RISING EDUCATIONAL LEVELS, AND EXPECTATIONS, AND THE GROWING COMPLEXITY OF PUBLIC ISSUES AND OTHER FACETS OF MODERN LIFE HAVE DIRECT IMPLICATIONS FOR UNIVERSITY ADULT EDUCATION. ALTHOUGH THE ADULT EDUCATIONAL ROLE OF LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES AND JUNIOR COLLEGES WILL, AND MUST, CONTINUE TO INCREASE, UNIVERSITIES MUST PROVIDE LEADERSHIP IN THIS AREA BECAUSE THEY ALONE ARE COMMITTED TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF SOCIETY IN ALL ITS ASPECTS AND HAVE THE PERSONNEL TO CONTRIBUTE SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE TASK. OBJECTIVES MUST INCLUDE, NOT ONLY DOCTORAL AND POST DOCTORAL WORK AND PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION, BUT ALSO THE EXPANSION OF LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION IN BOTH THE SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES, AND PROVISION FOR GROUPS (NOTABLY WOMEN AND RETIRED PERSONS) WHO HAVE NOT BEEN PART OF THE REGULAR CLIENTELE OF UNIVERSITY ADULT PROGRAMS. (THIS SPEECH WAS PRESENTED AT THE TENTH ANNUAL SEMINAR ON LEADERSHIP IN UNIVERSITY ADULT EDUCATION, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 1967.) (LY)
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