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Crisis in Higher Education


reviewed by Thad Hungate — 1957

coverTitle: Crisis in Higher Education
Author(s): Charles P. Hogarth
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Mr. Hogarth has a twofold purpose in this pamphlet: to develop among laymen understanding of our colleges, their place in our society, their ways of functioning, and the problems they face; and to stress the need for planning now to meet society's need for higher education in the future. Only through such understanding and planning, the author tells us, can the coming increases in enrollment be accommodated. The volume seeks to introduce laymen to the American college—its purposes and policies, its finances, its physical facilities, faculty, and staff, its student body, its program (curricular and extracurricular), and its relationships with alumni and with the public. The author believes that "a college can be no greater than its faculty because the ability of faculty members to teach effectively determines, to a large extent, the amount and quality of learning that take place in an institution." He knows well that "the enthusiasm of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 59 Number 1, 1957, p. 60-60
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4474, Date Accessed: 12/18/2017 2:06:25 AM

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