A History Of American Higher Education

byJohn R. Thelin

Paperback | October 7, 2011

A History Of American Higher Education by John R. Thelin
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Colleges and universities are among the most cherished—and controversial—institutions in the United States. In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. Thelin offers welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this highly influential sector in American life.

Thelin’s work has distinguished itself as the most wide-ranging and engaging account of the origins and evolution of America's institutions of higher learning. This edition brings the discussion of perennial hot-button issues such as big-time sports programs up to date and addresses such current areas of contention as the changing role of governing boards and the financial challenges posed by the economic downturn.

Title:A History Of American Higher EducationFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:504 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:504 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.2 inPublished:October 7, 2011Publisher:Johns Hopkins University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:142140267X

ISBN - 13:9781421402673

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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