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The University and General Education


by Donald Peery Cottrell 1938

ONE OF THE FOREMOST present opportunities of the American university lies in a field it has always cultivated, now called, with no great originality, "general education." The current trend in general education, however, more and more puts before the university the temptation no surrender this field to institutions over which the university in the future will apparently have diminishing influence. It is of great importance that universities now examine this situation in relation to their major purposes and consider whether they should not exercise a more positive leadership in this area.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1938, p. 9-15
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13791, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 2:09:18 AM

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