ERIC Number: ED131763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Reshaping American Higher Education.
Vaccaro, Louis C., Ed.
A selection of essays deals with current issues in American higher education, offering a variety of views. Essays include an overview of contemporary higher education, and discussions of: changes in typical college curricula; changes in the college calendar and their effects on curriculum; the present status of nontraditional studies; the growth and impact of consortia; the state of college admissions; the impact of faculty unions and collective bargaining; recent court decisions affecting faculty hiring and termination; the state of the art of trusteemanship; patterns of private financial support; and comprehensive (as contrasted with piecemeal) change as part of the future of American higher education. The work is addressed to educators, laymen, and students. (MSE)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Collective Bargaining, College Admission, College Curriculum, College Faculty, Consortia, Court Litigation, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Nontraditional Education, Private Financial Support, School Schedules, Trustees, Unions
Applied Management Institute, University of Dallas, University of Dallas Station, Irving, Texas 75061 ($4.95)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dallas Univ., Irving, TX.