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Precipice or Crossroads?: Where America's Great Public Universities Stand and Where They Are Going Midway Through Their Second Century

edited by Daniel Mark Fogel & Elizabeth Malson-Huddle
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2012.
9781438444925 (pbk.), 1438444923 (pbk.), 9781438444932 (hardcover), 1438444931 (hardcover)
  • Introduction / by Daniel Mark Fogel
  • Democracy, the West, and land-grant colleges / by Coy F. Cross II
  • The 1890 institutions in African American and American life / by Carolyn R. Mahoney
  • The modern public university : its land-grant heritage, its land-grant horizon / by E. Gordon Gee
  • Commitments : enhancing the public purposes and outcomes of public higher education / by Mark G. Yudof and Caitlin Callaghan
  • Challenges to viability and sustainability : public funding, tuition, college costs, and affordability / by David E. Shulenburger
  • University-based R&D and economic development : the Morrill Act and the emergence of the American research university / by Michael M. Crow and William B. Dabars
  • From a land-grant to a world-grant ideal : extending public higher education core values to a global frame / by John Hudzik and Lou Anna K. Simon
  • Statewide university systems : taking the land-grant concept to scale in the twenty-first century / by Nancy L. Zimpher and Jessica Fisher Neidl
  • Creating the future : the promise of public research universities for America / by James J. Duderstadt
  • Challenges to equilibrium : the place of the arts and humanities in public research universities / by Daniel Mark Fogel.
xliii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-281) and index.
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