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Why public higher education should be free : how to decrease cost and increase quality at American universities

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Kirtland Community College Library LB 2342 .S26 2013 30775305463870 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780813561240 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0813561248 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780813561233 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 081356123X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780813561257 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 0813561256 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 9780813561257 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: print
    ix, 178 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey ; London : Rutgers University Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Why tuition goes up and quality goes down at American research University -- Where the money goes in research universities -- Shortchanging instruction at research universities, and why students don't complain -- The role of faculty and graduate students in changing universities -- The rise of the administrative class -- The university as hedge fund -- The high cost of research -- Technology to the rescue? -- Making all public higher education free -- Educating students for a multicultural democracy.
Subject: Universities and colleges United States Finance
Educational accountability United States
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