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Universal Higher Education


reviewed by Ellis F. White 1967

coverTitle: Universal Higher Education
Author(s): Earl J. McGrath
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Writers agree that the success of a book depends heavily upon its planning. In this instance, Earl J. McGrath has developed a new recipe. Take an assorted group of notables who understand higher education. Remove them from their homes in raw November weather and pour them into the balmy atmosphere of Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico. Let said notables be placed in an unchilled climate to do some "blue sky" thinking about problems related to universal higher education. When done, as evidenced in this book, the food for thought is yeasty and platable. As might be expected, some of the ideas are not immediately practicable; but, even in these instances, there is ample stimulus for further thinking. The Dorado Beach Conference was held in 1964 under the auspices of the Institute of Higher Education of Teachers College, Columbia University. An exchange of papers prepared by members of the Conference enabled the participants... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 68 Number 7, 1967, p. 700-700
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2240, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 4:28:35 AM

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