ERIC Number: ED524428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
National CrossTalk. Volume 13, Number 2, Spring 2005
Trombley, William, Ed.
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
The primary purpose of "National CrossTalk" is to stimulate informed discussion and debate of higher education issues. This issue contains the following articles: (1) CUNY [City University of New York] Sheds Reputation as "Tutor U": The Nation's Largest Urban University Raises Standards, and Grapples with Remediation (Jon Marcus); (2) Scholarship Sweepstakes: National Merit Program Offers Millions in Scholarship Dollars without Regard to Financial Need (Pamela Burdman); (3) Where the Boys Aren't: For Young Males, the Drift Away from Academic Achievement Is a Trend (Robert A. Jones); (5) "Culture of Quality": Northwest Missouri State University's Corporate-Style Goal-Setting and Number Crunching (Susan C. Thomson); (6) Strategic Missive: Is the Criticism of Lawrence Summers Just Smart Marketing? (David L. Kirp); and (7) Toward Continuous Improvement: Rebuilding the Compact between Higher Education, the Public and Our Elected Officials (Larry R. Faulkner).
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Higher Education, Urban Universities, Standards, Remedial Instruction, Scholarships, Males, Academic Achievement, Educational Quality, Goal Orientation, Criticism, Educational Improvement, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Public Officials, Educational Trends
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
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