Rhetoric, Reality and Risks

Newman, Frank; Couturier, Lara K.
June 2004
American Academic;2004, p61
The article offers the authors' insights on the need for structural changes in the higher education. The authors mention several factors that push structural changes in the higher education including the competition between public and private colleges and universities, increase in new types of institutions, and the impact of technology. They relate that universities and colleges must be given an increased autonomy, such as the assurance of stable support and freedom from bureaucratic intrusion.


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