ERIC Number: ED080047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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People to People: The Role of State and Land-Grant Universities in Modern America.
This document reviews the role of the state and land-grant universities in America. Emphasis is placed on historical background and the role of these schools in light of recent developments. The first chapter concerns enrollment trends, changing emphasis on career goals, response to students, the arts, advanced placement, the honor student, grading innovations, flexible curriculum, degrees with no majors, design-your-own-degree programs, external degrees, new tools, institutional size, freshman preparation, graduate education, law and medicine, and joint medical programs. The second chapter reviews developments in research in the areas of teaching, science, environment, health, defense, industry, and medical engineering. Chapter three indicates the results of research and indicates examples. Chapter four reports developments in college community relations; chapter five indicates the urban challenge; chapter six reviews equal opportunities; and chapter seven encompasses developments and international education. Chapter eight highlights developments in the role of women on the campus. The epilogue praises the achievements of higher education yet indicates the need to continue development to meet the needs of the future. (MJM)
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Authoring Institution: National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, Washington, DC. Office of Research and Information.