Killing Public Higher Education: The Arms Race for Research Prestige

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Killing Public Higher Education: The Arms Race for Research Prestige

By Stocum, David L.

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This is an opinion piece from a highly qualified professor of science who has served in administration highlights the need for reform in our public higher education research institutions.  In this well-researched reference, Dr. Stocum illustrates how the competition among the public flagship universities for more money, research prestige, and power, and the imposition of mission differentiation on public universities, is detrimental to the educational needs of 21st century. The goal of the work is to expose the issues that exist, give a voice to under-recognized institutions and to provide suggestions for more effective education system moving forward.



* A well researched reference on widespread policy

* Offers insightful reflection based on first-hand experience

* Examines and proposes solutions to ignite the conversation and promote possible solutions to the problems in our present higher education structure.

Subject: Allied Health & Medical -> Medical -> General

Killing Public Higher Education: The Arms Race for Research Prestige
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 02/2013
Imprint: Academic Press
Language: English
Length: 46 pages

ISBN 10: 0124115101
ISBN 13: 9780124115101
Print ISBN: 9780124115101

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