The University’s Crisis of Purpose

USA“The world economic crisis and the election of Barack Obama will change the future of higher education. Even as universities, both public and private, face unanticipated financial constraints, the president has called on them to assist in solving problems from health care delivery to climate change to economic recovery. American universities have long struggled to meet almost irreconcilable demands …” (more)

[Drew Gilpin Faust, New York Times, 1 September]

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