ERIC Number: EJ552282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Development and Current Status of Market Mechanisms in United States Postsecondary Education.
Slaughter, Sheila A.; Leslie, Larry L.
Higher Education Policy, v10 n3-4 p239-52 Sep-Dec 1997
Market forces have been powerful in United States higher education throughout history. Public university revenue shares from state governments have declined, destabilizing institutions. Universities have compensated by increasing shares from grant and contracting organizations, resulting in a de-emphasis on instruction and increased emphasis on research and administration, redistribution of institutional power, loss of community, and higher student costs. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Instruction, College Role, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Free Enterprise System, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Power Structure, Public Policy, Research, Resource Allocation, School Responsibility, State Aid, Student Costs, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: United States