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by Elbert Fretwell, Jr. — 1956
Middletown, New York, needed a college. The secretary of the chamber of commerce, officials of the city school system, and a local photographer-artist recently returned from military service knew this and were concerned. Their county was located only sixty-five miles from one of the world's great metropolitan centers, yet in proportion to population fewer young men and women there coninued their formal education past high school than in any other county of the state. Institutions of higher education were located in many !?arts of this relatively wealthy state, yet were failing to serve the great majority of youth of the Middletown· area. What to do?

by B. Johnson — 1956
In the preceding chapters we have noted certain social and technological trends which, along with an emerging public concern regarding the educational problems and needs of individuals, are uniting in a demand for sharply expanding provisions for post-high-school education; we have identified and interpreted the role and purposes of the public junior college; we have reported the growth and development of the two-year college; and we have noted some of the important problems of these institutions. In the light of these findings we have reported program practices and have suggested needed directions for improvement and development of public education at the junior-college level.

by Will French — 1942
Among the aspects of life ahead for which we should now plan is the education of American youth. This article discusses youth education and postwar democracy.

by Clarence Linton — 1942
This discussion focuses on the participation of youth in making the postwar world.

by Ernest Osborne — 1942
Educators today must face the challenges that an all-out war brings. This article discusses the task for educators.

by William Russell — 1941
“The Schools and the Defense” was a Symposium on Defense Activities, held at Teachers College, Columbia University, August 6, 1941. Paul R. Mort, Chairman.

by Clifford Brownell — 1941
“The Schools and the Defense” was a Symposium on Defense Activities, held at Teachers College, Columbia University, August 6, 1941. Paul R. Mort, Chairman.

by Lyman Bryson — 1941
“The Schools and the Defense” was a Symposium on Defense Activities, held at Teachers College, Columbia University, August 6, 1941. Paul R. Mort, Chairman.

by William Kilpatrick — 1931
IN THE history of civilization there emerge from time to time epoch-making reconstructions of world outlook.1 Classical Greece furnishes the best-known instance, when that gifted people first brought conscious criticism to bear upon their own culture and so laid the foundations of subsequent Western thought. Another occurred when Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton gave modern natural science to the world and along with it, ultimately, all that we know as modern industrialism. Still another was Darwinian evolution which, aided and abetted, to be sure, by other factors, is even now remaking our hitherto dominant moral and religious outlook. The latest instance of such epoch-making reconstruction has only just begun, as immediately before us we see the foundations of Newtonian science being destroyed by Einstein's relativity and the equally important breakdown of the atom.

by Elizabeth Stearns — 2009
This commentary reviews the evidence regarding the impact of interracial roommates on friendship diversity in colleges. It argues that policies designed to maximize interracial roommate assignment may foster better interracial relations on their campuses and perhaps throughout their students’ lifetimes.

by Andrea Hyde — 2011
This paper was part of a round-table dialogue, hosted at the 2009 annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA), about how academia, as a totalizing institution, constrains intimate relationships. Here, a totalizing institution, in general, is one which extends its reach to all dimensions of experience. In this paper, I attempt to frame the issue of academia as a “totalizing” institution, and to probe the boundaries and dimensions of the conversations which surround it.

by Perry Zirkel — 2012
This commentary suggests a systemic solution to the pernicious problem of big-time college basketball and football.

by Pamela Felder, Walter Parrish, III, Joan Collier & Reginald Blockett — 2016
This work explores and addresses the programmatic support of doctoral student socialization via social media.

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    Commercially sponsored research is putting at risk the paramount value of higher education—disinterested inquiry. Even more alarming, the authors argue, universities themselves are behaving more and more like for-profit companies. By Eyal Press and Jennifer Washburn
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    The Teaching in the Community Colleges (Electronic) Journal is a refereed, cross-disciplinary journal, which is published three times a year: fall (September), winter (January), and spring (May). Its purpose is to stimulate discussions on topics that are pertinent to community college instructors.
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    Throughout the world, there is a growing awareness of the significance of vocational and post-compulsory education and training systems. Research in Post-Compulsory Education , sponsored by the United Kingdom's Further Education Research Association (FERA), recognizes the need for more international research and analysis and the generation of relevant theory in order to identify policy needs and trends as well as priorities in this growing area.
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    RESEARCH IN HIGHER EDUCATION, Journal of the Association for Institutional Research, is an essential source of new information for all concerned with the functioning of postsecondary educational institutions.
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    The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education is an issue-oriented publication that examines the progress of African Americans in the nation's colleges and universities. Articles should be original works of thought and opinion and should not include extensive reviews of the work or published papers of others.
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