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Higher Education as a Vocation


by Sydney Freeman Jr. — September 26, 2016

This commentary argues that higher education, when viewed in light of its impact on students and broader society, is more than a profession: it is a vocation. This discussion is needed as higher education has become more complex and there is a commensurate need for well-prepared administrators to lead these important institutions.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: September 26, 2016
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21655, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 1:49:02 PM

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  • Sydney Freeman Jr.
    University of Idaho
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    SYDNEY FREEMAN JR. is an Associate Professor of Higher Education Leadership at the University of Idaho.
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