ERIC Number: EJ523023
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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What's Wrong With the American University?
Finn, Chester E., Jr.; Wolfe, Alan
Wilson Quarterly, v20 n1 p43-60,62-66 Win 1996
Two essays examine aspects of higher education in the United States at the end of a period of expansion. "Behind the Curtain" looks at the current economics of higher education and effects on institutional role and purpose and academic standards. "The Feudal Culture of the Postmodern University" focuses on issues concerning faculty governance, academic specialization, decentralization, tenure, and accountability. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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