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Author Lambert, Matthew T., 1977- author.
Title Privatization and the public good : public universities in the balance / Matthew T. Lambert ; foreword by Patrick M. Callan.
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2014]
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Description xii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-309) and index.
Contents Public good or private benefit -- The historic role of universities in state and society -- The value of higher education -- The business of the business -- Autonomy is the system's greatest strength -- The people's university -- The master plan meets privatization -- The foundations of privatization -- The new public-private model.
Summary Examines a range of developments related to the "privatization" of public higher education in the United States, including increasing "institutional autonomy, higher tuition, diminishing appropriations, alternative revenue sources such as philanthropy and new business ventures, and modified governance relationships." These developments, in turn, have resulted in an uncertain future for public academic institutions across the country, posing unprecedented questions and challenges for them.--Provided by publisher.
Subject Universities and colleges -- Administration.
Public institutions.
Public universities and colleges -- United States.
Privatization in education -- United States.
Related Names Callan, Patrick M.
ISBN 9781612507323 (Library edition)
1612507328 (Library edition)
9781612507316 (paperback ISBN)
161250731X (paperback ISBN)
OCLC number 884617918