ERIC Number: ED459643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Higher Ed, Inc.: The Rise of the For-Profit University.
Ruch, Richard S.
This book describes the growth and operation of for-profit colleges and universities, tracing their development and exploring their advantages and disadvantages. The chapters are: (1) "Confessions of a For-Profit Dean"; (2) "The Players"; (3) "The History of For-Profit Education in the United States"; (4) "The Financing of For-Profit Higher Education"; (5) "The Academic Culture of For-Profit Universities"; and (6) "The Lessons from the For-Profit Side." (Contains 2 figure, 5 tables, and 207 endnotes.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Higher Education, Private Education, Proprietary Schools
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