Reawakening the Public Research University

Reawakening the Public Research University

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A core institution in the human endeavora€”the public research universitya€”is in transition. As U.S. public universities adapt to a multi-decadal decline in public funding, they risk losing their essential character as a generator, evaluator, and archivist of ideas and as a wellspring of tomorrowa€™s intellectual, economic, and political leaders. This book explores the core interdependent and coevolving structures of the research university: its physical domain (buildings, libraries, classrooms), administration (governance and funding), and intellectual structures (curricula and degree programs). It searches the U.S. history of the public research university to identify its essential qualities, and generates recommendations that identify the crucial roles of university administration, state government and federal government.systemwide tuition and fees for California-resident undergraduates at all UC campuses was $12, 192. ... in 1991-92 increased over fees of the previous academic year by 40 percent. 64 From 1990-91 to. 61. a€”. 2012. a€œWhat Does UC Cost?a€.

Title:Reawakening the Public Research University
Author:Renée Beville Flower, Brent M. Haddad
Publisher:University of California eScholarship - 2014-03-28


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