31 Jan The American Research University: The Decades Ahead
John Sexton, immediate past president of New York University and current Kluge Chair in American Law in Governance, offers his perspective on the future of American higher education. The university has been one of American society’s most durable institutions for more than a century — and the modern research university its most sophisticated presentation. Yet globalization, technology and market forces are likely to reshape the form and function of the research university in the coming decades. What are the relevant forces and what are their likely effects?
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