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The Destruction of the College and the Collapse of General Education


by Mervyn L. Cadwallader 1983

The modern research university has wiped out general and liberal learning in American colleges and universities. The need to restore a sense of purpose to colleges which offer general education is discussed, along with the importance of placing a proper value on teaching. (Source: ERIC)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 84 Number 4, 1983, p. 909-916
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 784, Date Accessed: 3/23/2017 8:16:20 AM

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  • Mervyn Cadwallader
    University of Wisconsin, Platteville
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    MERVYN L. CADWALLADER, who is currently vice chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has spent many years working at the rehabilitation of the idea and ideals of the undergraduate college, first at San Jose College, then at the State University of New York-College at Old Westbury, and finally at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.
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