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ERIC Number: EJ797117
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 28
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0026-4695
Creating the Future: "New Directions" in American Research Universities
Brint, Steven
Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, v43 n1 p23-50 Mar 2005
This paper assesses the causes and consequences of recent American efforts to configure the research university as an engine of economic and social change. Drawing upon interviews and strategic plans, the paper describes recent policies to encourage "interdisciplinary creativity," in a context of increasing income from private gifts and endowments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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