ERIC Number: ED088353
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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The Home of Science. The Role of the University.
This concise but through profile of research as the characterizing function of the American university describes how the coming of science to higher education has challenged established thought and led to new functions, such as public service and research on practical problems. The coming of science also paved the way for changes in the humanities, the social sciences, and other fields. (PG)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Institutional Role, Research, Research Needs, Research Utilization, Sciences
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Hightstown, New Jersey 08520 ($6.95)
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Authoring Institution: Carnegie Commission on Higher Education , Berkeley, CA.