ERIC Number: EJ514961
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Colleges That Emphasize Research and Teaching: Can You Have Your Cake and Eat It Too?
Astin, Alexander W.; Chang, Mitchell J.
Change, v27 n5 p44-49 Sep-Oct 1995
A national survey of 212 colleges and universities investigated the strategies and characteristics of institutions that are able to maintain a strong emphasis on both research and undergraduate teaching. Results indicate those that are successful are unique in certain respects that distinguish them from research universities and liberal arts institutions, with selective residential liberal arts colleges typifying those distinctions. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Instruction, College Role, Educational Economics, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Liberal Arts, National Surveys, Research, Research Universities, Selective Colleges, Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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