Killing Public Higher Education

Written By David L. Stocum
Killing Public Higher Education
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 February 2013
  • ISBN : 0124115381
  • Pages : 46 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Killing Public Higher Education written by David L. Stocum which was release on 06 February 2013, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This is an opinion piece from a highly qualified professor of science who has served in administration highlights the need for reform in our public higher education research institutions. In this well-researched reference, Dr. Stocum illustrates how the competition among the public flagship universities for more money, research prestige, and power, and the imposition of mission differentiation on public universities, is detrimental to the educational needs of 21st century. The goal of the work is to expose the issues that exist, give a voice to under-recognized institutions and to provide suggestions for more effective education system moving forward. A well researched reference on widespread policy Offers insightful reflection based on first-hand experience Examines and proposes solutions to ignite the conversation and promote possible solutions to the problems in our present higher education structure

Killing Public Higher Education

Killing Public Higher Education
  • Author : David L. Stocum
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-06
  • Total pages : 46
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : This is an opinion piece from a highly qualified professor of science who has served in administration highlights the need for reform in our public higher education research institutions. In this well-researched reference, Dr. Stocum illustrates how the competition among the public flagship universities for more money, research prestige, and ...

Who Killed Higher Education

Who Killed Higher Education
  • Author : Edna B. Chun,Joe R. Feagin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-08-24
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Who Killed Higher Education?: Maintaining White Dominance in a Desegregating Era offers a probing and unvarnished look at the causes of the substantial state defunding of public higher education over the last six decades. With the pandemic and cuts to social services, these challenges have only deepened, especially creating real ...

Reinventing the Community College Business Model

Reinventing the Community College Business Model
  • Author : Christopher Shults
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-04-08
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Community colleges were established to provide an accessible, affordable education and have largely met this charge. Access without success, however, does not benefit the student and traditional planning, operational and financial management, and infinite enrollment growth strategies have not produced positive student outcomes. The Great Recession, disinvestment in higher education, ...

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  • Author : Christopher Coyne,Rachel Coyne,Philip Booth,Ryan Bourne,Stephen Davies,Robert C. B. Miller,Colin Robinson,Steven Schwartz,W. Stanley Siebert,Christopher Snowdon,Richard Wellings
  • Publisher : London Publishing Partnership
  • Release Date : 2015-03-27
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Price controls across many sectors are currently being hotly debated. New controls in the housing market, more onerous minimum wages, minimum prices for alcohol, and freezes on energy prices are very high up the agenda of most politicians at the moment. Even without any further controls, wages, university fees, railway ...

Media Capitalism

Media Capitalism
  • Author : Thomas Klikauer
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-01-01
  • Total pages : 507
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : This book argues that media and capitalism no longer exist as separated entities, and posits three reasons why one can no longer exist without the other. Firstly, mass media have become indispensable to capitalism due to the media’s ability to sell the commodities of mass consumerism. Media capitalism also ...

The States and Public Higher Education Policy

The States and Public Higher Education Policy
  • Author : Donald E. Heller
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Among the many challenges facing higher education today, affordability, access, and accountability are increasingly commanding the attention of the public and policymakers alike. As students and their families struggle to meet rising tuition prices, and state resources for the funding of higher education are constrained, policymakers confront issues of affordability ...

The Uncertain Future of American Public Higher Education

The Uncertain Future of American Public Higher Education
  • Author : Daniel M. Johnson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-19
  • Total pages : 225
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : This book addresses the costly non-sustainable policies, programs, practices, and priorities currently driving the tuition crisis in American public higher education. In this era of growing competition among public colleges and universities for more students and higher rankings, their leaders and governing boards have lost sight of student-centered missions in ...

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  • Author : John C. Smart,Michael B. Paulsen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-03-24
  • Total pages : 506
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms ...

The Black Revolution on Campus

The Black Revolution on Campus
  • Author : Martha Biondi
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-21
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Winner of the Wesley-Logan Prize in African Diaspora History from the American Historical Association and the Benjamin Hooks National Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work on the American Civil Rights Movement and Its Legacy....

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American Higher Education Since World War II
  • Author : Roger L. Geiger
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-11
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : A masterful history of the postwar transformation of American higher education In the decades after World War II, as government and social support surged and enrollments exploded, the role of colleges and universities in American society changed dramatically. Roger Geiger provides an in-depth history of this remarkable transformation, taking readers ...

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Guns and College Homicide
  • Author : Stephen K. Boss
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2019-01-02
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary :  At a time when mass shootings in schools and other public spaces have become commonplace, it might seem surprising that American college campuses are not magnets for murderers but sanctuaries from them. Because of remarkably effective gun-safe policies, deaths by firearms on college campuses are 1,000 times less frequent than in ...

Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free

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  • Author : Robert Samuels
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Universities tend to be judged by the test scores of their incoming students and not on what students actually learn once they attend these institutions. While shared tests and surveys have been developed, most schools refuse to publish the results. Instead, they allow such publications as U.S. News & World ...

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  • Author : Kasozi, A.B.K.
  • Publisher : CODESRIA
  • Release Date : 2017-05-05
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and the Growth of the University Sub-sector in Uganda, 2002-2012, narrates the experience of the Ugandan NCHE in the establishment, development and regulation of higher education institutions in Uganda from 2002 to 2012. In this period, student numbers in higher education institutions increased from about 65,000 ...

Wrecked

Wrecked
  • Author : Barrett J. Taylor
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-08-12
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : Higher education is a central institution in U.S. democracy. In the 2010s, however, many states that spent previous decades building up their higher education systems began to tear them down. Growing hostility toward higher education reflected changing social forces that remade the politics of U.S. higher education. The ...

Behind the Killing Fields

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  • Author : Gina Chon,Sambath Thet
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06-03
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0124115381
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Summary : In recent history, atrocities have often been committed in the name of lofty ideals. One of the most disturbing examples took place in Cambodia's Killing Fields, where tens of thousands of victims were executed and hastily disposed of by Khmer Rouge cadres. Nearly thirty years after these bloody purges, two ...