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Schuman, Samuel – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
Samuel Schuman examines the place of religious colleges and universities, particularly evangelical Protestant institutions, in contemporary American higher education. Many faith-based schools are flourishing. They have rigorous academic standards, impressive student recruitment, ambitious philanthropic goals, and well-maintained campuses and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Educational History, Postsecondary Education
Schuman, Samuel – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005
This perceptive and cogent account draws on key data and firsthand observations to tell the story of the small college in America. Defined as institutions that enroll between 500 and 3,000 full-time students, small colleges number about six hundred in the United States. Many are thriving, while some--whether through low enrollment, ballooning…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Educational History, Development, Educational Trends