3 edition of In support of higher education. found in the catalog.
In support of higher education.
Conference of University Convocations.
by Conference of University Convocations
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||27|
This trend represents an especially unfortunate development at a moment when full-time instructors and support services for students are in decline. We need to reassess the priorities of public higher education. More of the public dollars invested in higher education must be directly tracked back and invested in the classroom or students. And while public perceptions of higher education, as measured by opinion polls, have moved downward in recent years, few people voted to lower state funds for higher education and to hike tuition Author: Jeff Selingo.
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Important work that will hopefully inspire future books that continue this /5.