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ERIC Number: EJ907027
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 51
ISSN: ISSN-0818-8068
Short-Changed: The Plight of U.S. Universities in the Age of Economic Instability, or around the Bend--The University of California in the Present Age
Levin, John S.
Australian Universities' Review, v52 n2 p56-63 2010
Public universities in the US are now confronted with conflicts in their missions of access and quality, in the form of legitimacy, as they face severe funding reductions as a result of states' responses to the Great Recession. With an US$800 million budget shortfall, the University of California has chosen to maintain its preeminent position among public universities in the US. This article examines the conditions for this choice and the impending outcomes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California