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ERIC Number: ED503634
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Mar
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
In Praise of Weakness: Chartering, the University of the United States, and Dartmouth College. Research & Occasional Paper Series. CSHE.2.03
Trow, Martin
Center for Studies in Higher Education
This paper explores the proposition that if American higher education has been broadly successful in serving its society, it is in large part because American colleges and universities, and the system of which they are part, were created under conditions of weakness, both academic and financial. (Contains 12 notes.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of California, Berkeley, Center for Studies in Higher Education
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