ERIC Number: EJ588148
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Rethinking Academic "Excellence."
Astin, Alexander W.
Liberal Education, v85 n2 p8-18 Spr 1999
The current challenge for higher education is not to change its traditional beliefs but to become more conscious of them and the role they play in academic life. Such inquiry will show that preoccupation with acquiring resources, enhancing reputations, and being smart has had an effect contrary to academics' own best interests and to the institutions' educational missions. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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