ERIC Number: EJ586107
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
The Making of the Liberal Arts College Identity.
Daedalus, v128 n1 p1-25 Win 1999
Chronicles the history of the liberal arts college in the United States from mid-19th century, identifying four periods: the 19th century, when establishment of liberal arts institutions brought new variety to higher education; 1900 to 1940, which saw development of this new collegiate model; 1940 to 1970, a period of confidence and challenges; and post-1960s, an era characterized by sobriety and managerialism. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue: "Distinctively American: The Residential Liberal Arts Colleges." Journal availability: Daedalus Business Office, 136 Irving St., Ste. 100, Cambridge, MA 02138.