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Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free: How to Decrease Cost and Increase Quality at American Universities

Robert Samuels
Format
Book
Published
New Brunswick, New Jersey ; London : Rutgers University Press, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9780813561240 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0813561248 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780813561233 (pbk. : alk. paper), 081356123X (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780813561257 (e-book), 0813561256 (e-book)
Contents
  • Why tuition goes up and quality goes down at American research Universities
  • Where the money goes in research universities
  • Shortchanging instruction at research universities, and why students don't complain
  • The role of faculty and graduate students in changing universities
  • The rise of the administrative class
  • The university as hedge fund
  • The high cost of research
  • Technology to the rescue?
  • Making all public higher education free
  • Educating students for a multicultural democracy.
Description
ix, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) and index.
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