TITLE

Reinventing Public Universities: From Funding Deadlock to Bootleg U

AUTHOR(S)
NEWFIELD, CHRISTOPHER
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Western Humanities Review;Fall2011, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author describes his vision for the future of U.S. public universities. He provides a background on how the university funding model developed which eventually resulted in a less educated population. He explains why privatization had a negative impact on higher education and what he calls the devolutionary cycle. He developsa plan for a future university blueprint by describing the Gold U. and a Blue U. which offer higher education at lower costs.
ACCESSION #
67551177

 

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