By John R. Thelin
Higher schooling within the usa is a posh, different, and critical firm. the newest e-book within the Core ideas in larger Education sequence brings to lifestyles problems with governance, association, instructing and studying, pupil lifestyles, college, funds, collage activities, public coverage, fundraising, and recommendations in better schooling at the present time. Written via popular writer John R. Thelin, each one bankruptcy bridges examine, thought, and perform and discusses more than a few associations – together with the customarily missed for-profits, group faculties, and minority serving associations. a mix of reports and research, this fascinating new booklet demanding situations current and destiny larger schooling practitioners to be told and lively members, in a position to bettering their institutions.
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American Higher Education: Issues and Institutions (Core Concepts in Higher Education) by John R. Thelin