ERIC Number: EJ365334
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
James P. Wickersham and Higher Education in Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania.
Adams, Paul K.
Social Studies Journal, v17 p13-18 Spr 1988
Discusses the post-Civil War movement for democratic and social reform in U.S. colleges, particularly those in Pennsylvania. Focuses on the efforts of James P. Wickersham to increase state control of universities and high schools in order to develop a centralized educational bureaucracy. Concludes that Wickersham's ideas provided a foundation for the development of the present university structure. (GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Nineteenth Century; Pennsylvania; Wickersham (James P)