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ERIC Number: ED503080
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May
Pages: 51
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Public Trust In Higher Education and A Media Review Of Press Articles In California. Research & Occasional Paper Series
Fox, Warren H.; Earl-Novell, Sarah L.
Center for Studies in Higher Education
The purpose of this report is to better determine the level of general public trust in public higher education and the content of published articles in the press that may influence and reflect public confidence. By conducting a six-month media scan of four California newspapers, an overview is provided of the key concerns and issues facing higher education today. Appended are: (1) The impact of California's fiscal crisis on higher education; (2) Admissions policy; (3) Student diversity; (4) New appointments; (5) Business news; (6) Union action and strikes; (7) California's national nuclear weapons laboratories; (8) The death of Clark Kerr; (9) The soaring cost of textbooks and journals; (10) Dealings with the law; (11) International perspective; (12) Undergraduates' lack of basic academic skills; and (13) Miscellaneous. (Contains 1 table.)
Center for Studies in Higher Education. University of California, Berkeley, 771 Evans Hall #4650, Berkeley, CA 94720-4650. Tel: 510-642-5040; Fax: 510-643-6845; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California