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Author Dorn, Charles, author
Title For the common good : a new history of higher education in America / Charles Dorn
Imprint Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2017
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  LA226 .D67 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020547634
Descript x, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-300) and index
Literary institutions are founded and endowed for the common good : the liberal professions in New England -- The good order and the harmony of the whole community : public higher learning in the South -- To promote more effectually the grand interests of society : Catholic higher education in the Mid-Atlantic -- To spread throughout the land, an army of practical men : agriculture and mechanics in the Midwest -- The instruction necessary to the practical duties of the profession : teacher education in the West -- To qualify its students for personal success : the rise of the university in the West -- This is to be our profession, to serve the world : women's higher education in New England -- The burden of his ambition is to achieve a distinguished career : African-American higher education in the Mid-Atlantic -- A wedding ceremony between industry and the university : the urban university in the Southeast -- To meet the training and retraining needs of established business : community colleges in the Northeast and Southwest
Link Online version: Dorn, Charles, author. For the common good Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017 9781501712609 (DLC) 2016054349
Subject Education, Higher -- United States -- History
Universities and colleges -- United States -- History
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