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Higher Education for World Realities

by Richard A. Humphrey - 1969

It is now commonly accepted that man has created an environment in the late twentieth century which he may not survive. Although every age tends to view its own crises as unique, ours is probably the first generation in history to seek insurance against ultimate disaster. Only sufficient understanding of the dissonances and diversities with which we are surrounded may assure mankind the necessary accommodation and control. It is for this reason, perhaps, that in nation after nation education is coming to be seen as a prime resource for framing the conditions of survival.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 68, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 70 Number 9, 1969, p. 298-317
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19608, Date Accessed: 9/29/2020 10:46:50 PM

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  • Richard Humphrey
    American Council on Education
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    RICHARD A. HUMPHREY is the Director of the American Council on Education's Commission on International Education.
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