By Roger L. Geiger,Nathan M. Sorber,Christian K. Anderson
After global conflict II, returning veterans with GI invoice merits ushered in an period of extraordinary progress that essentially altered the which means, function, and constitution of upper schooling. This quantity explores the multifaceted and tumultuous transformation of yankee larger schooling that happened among 1945 and 1970, whereas analyzing the adjustments in institutional kinds, curricula, shoppers, school, and governance. a variety of recognized members conceal issues akin to the 1st public college to explicitly serve an city inhabitants, the construction of recent day honors courses, how academics’ schools have been repurposed as nation schools, the origins of school unionism and collective bargaining, and the dramatic pupil protests that eternally replaced larger schooling. This enticing textual content explores a severe second within the heritage of upper schooling, signaling a shift within the that means of a school schooling, the idea that of who should still and who may well receive entry to school, and what will be taught.
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American Higher Education in the Postwar Era, 1945-1970: 32 (Perspectives on the History of Higher Education Annual) by Roger L. Geiger,Nathan M. Sorber,Christian K. Anderson