ERIC Number: EJ625008
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Renewing the Civic Mission of the American Research University.
Journal of Higher Education, v72 n2 p125-47 Mar-Apr 2001
Provides perspectives on the research university as an institution that can contribute to civic engagement and create change in higher education. Identifies some of the elements in a renewal strategy for strengthening student learning, involving the faculty, increasing institutional capacity, and connecting democracy and diversity as complementary educational objectives. Raises questions about education for democracy and the university's mission. (Author/EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue: "The Social Role of Higher Education." Article was presented as the LeFrak Lecture at the University of Maryland (1999) and derived from work for the Wingspread Conference on Strategies for Renewing the Civic Mission of the American Research University (1999).