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Colleges and universities are among the most cherishedand controversialinstitutions in the United States. In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. Thelin offers welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this highly influential sector in American life.
Thelins work has distinguished itself as the most wide-ranging and engaging account of the origins and evolution of America's institutions of higher learning. This edition brings the discussion of perennial hot-button issues such as big-time sports programs up to date and addresses such current areas of contention as the changing role of governing boards and the financial challenges posed by the economic downturn.
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|Publisher:||Johns Hopkins University Press|
|Publish Date:||Oct 07, 2011|
|Number of Pages:||504|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.48|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.0 x 6.0 x 1.2|
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