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Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

Abstract

American higher education is strong because of a special relationship with the American public and the federal government. Misunderstandings about how higher education works have strained the partnership, which has animated and driven American higher education. Carefully describing the roles of faculty, students, trustees, and administration can clear up some of these misunderstandings and position universities to deal with the pressures caused by changing demographics of incoming students, financial challenges associated with these changes, and differences in learning brought on by technolo ... More

Keywords: partnership, American public, faculty, students, trustees, administration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469646862
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Holden Thorp, author
Washington University in St. Louis

Buck Goldstein, author
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill