Higher Education in Transition: The Challenges of the New Millennium

Synopsis

This book explores the state of higher education at century's end and the challenges awaiting it in the next millennium. It assesses changes in the student population, the role of faculty, spending patterns, government support, the role of intercollegiate athletics, the nature of presidential leadership, and the impact of technological change. This volume is a call to educators, parents, and taxpayers alike to enter into a dialogue about the future directions of higher education that they are willing to support.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Alexander W. Astin
  • Gary Rhoades
  • Joseph Losco
  • Brian L. Fife
  • Michael D. Parsons
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2000