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Kimball, Bruce A. – Harvard Educational Review, 2014
This article examines the prominent narrative asserting that liberal arts colleges have continuously declined in number and status over the past 130 years. Bruce A. Kimball identifies problems in this declension narrative and proposes a revision positing that the decline of liberal arts colleges began only after 1970. Further, he maintains that…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Honors Curriculum, Universities, Institutional Mission
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Keppel, Francis – Harvard Educational Review, 1987
The author gives his view of the evolution of the Higher Education Act of 1965 from passage to reauthorization, focusing on undergraduate education and student financial aid. He notes that although the intent--increasing equality of educational opportunity--has remained constant, methods used to approach this goal have changed significantly.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Public Policy