Remaking college : the changing ecology of higher education / edited by Michael W. Kirst and Mitchell L. Stevens.

Between 1945 and 1990 the United States built the largest and most productive higher education system in world history. Over the last two decades, however, dramatic budget cuts to public academic services and skyrocketing tuition have made college completion more difficult for many. Nevertheless, th...

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Other Authors: Stevens, Mitchell L. (Editor), Kirst, Michael W. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the changing ecology of US higher education / Mitchell L. Stevens
  • Higher education in America : multiple field perspectives / W. Richard Scott
  • DIY U : higher education goes hybrid / Anya Kamenetz
  • Boom, regulate, cleanse, repeat : for-profit colleges : slow but inevitable drive toward acceptability / Paul Fain & Doug Lederman
  • The classification of organizational forms : theory and application to the field of higher education / Martin Ruef & Manish Nag
  • The radically altered landscape of early adulthood : implications for broad-access higher education / Richard A. Settersten, Jr
  • The "traditional" college student : a smaller and smaller minority and its implications for diversity and access institutions / Regina Deil-Amen
  • Measuring college performance / Richard Arum & Josipa Roksa
  • Explaining policy change in K-12 and higher education / William R. Doyle & Michael W. Kirst
  • Understanding human resources in broad-access higher education / Susanna Loeb, Agustina Paglayan, & Eric Taylor
  • Improving collegiate outcomes at broad-access institutions : lessons for research and practice / Michal Kurlaender, Jessica S. Howell, & Jacob Jackson
  • A research framework for US higher education / Daniel Klasik, Kristopher Proctor, & Rachel Baker.