TITLE

A Job for American Higher Education

AUTHOR(S)
Huxley, Julian s.
PUB. DATE
April 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;4/27/42, Vol. 106 Issue 17, p566
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the adaptation of arranging shortened degree course by the American colleges and universities for the students before they called up for military service. Need of international organization with the constitution of the League of Nations that gets down to definite job of international work after the World War II; Requirement of training centers for the college students and professionals; Introduction of intensive courses on problems of a particular country, and social, cultural and economic aspects of Europe and Eastern Asia; Introduction of specialized courses in the field of health, education, agriculture and labor relations at a few leading U.S. universities.
ACCESSION #
14692657

 

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