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Philip G. Altbach is the Monan Professor of Higher Education and director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College. He is coeditor ofWorld Class Worldwide: Transforming Research Universities in Asia and Latin America, also published by Johns Hopkins.Patricia J. Gumport is vice provost for graduate education and a professor of education at Stanford University and director of the Stanford Institute for Higher Education. She is editor ofSociology of Higher Education: Contributions and Their Contexts, also published by Johns Hopkins.Robert O. Berdahl is professor emeritus of higher education at the University of Maryland and author ofBritish Universities and the State and Statewide Coordination of Higher Education.

First published in 1998, American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century offers a comprehensive entree to the central issues facing American colleges and universities today. This thoroughly revised edition brings the volume up to date on key topics of enduring interest.

Placing higher education within its social and political contexts, leading scholars discuss finance, federal and state governance, faculty, students, curriculum, and academic leadership. Contributors also address major changes in higher education, especially the influence and incorporation of the latest technologies and growing concern about the future of the academy in a post–Iraq War setting.

No other book covers such wide-ranging issues under the broader theme of higher education’s relationship to society. Highly acclaimed and incorporating cutting-edge research,American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century remains the standard reference in the field.

Contributors: Philip G. Altbach, Benjamin Baez, Michael N. Bastedo, Robert O. Berdahl, Marjorie A. E. Cook, Melanie E. Corrigan, Judith S. Eaton, Peter D. Eckel, Gustavo Fischman, Roger L. Geiger, Lawrence E. Gladieux, Sara Goldrick-Rab, Patricia J. Gumport, Fred F. Harcleroad, D. Bruce Johnstone, Adrianna Kezar, Jacqueline E. King, Aims C. McGuinness Jr., Amy Scott Metcalfe, Michael Mumper, Michael A. Olivas, Robert M. O'Neil, Gary Rhoades, Frank A. Schmidtlein, Sheila Slaughter, Daryl G. Smith, John Willinsky

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ISBN 9780801899065
Genre EDUCATION / Higher
Format Paperback
Pages 511
Publisher Date 2011-04-08 00:00:00.0
Publisher Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Copyright Year 2011
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 6.0 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 1.55 lb
Language English
Subtitle Social, Political, and Economic Challenges
Edition Number 3
Audience College/higher education
Country of Origin United States

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