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Post-Secondary Education in Metropolitan Areas

by E. K. Fretwell, Jr. - 1968

This chapter will (a) describe some of the relatively unique characteristics of the metropolitan environment as they relate to postsecondary education, (b) indicate representative types of educational institutional settings, (c) present three selected cases of what is actually happening in a huge metropolitan area, a middle-sized urban area, and a smaller city, (d) discuss future problems and possible solutions, and (e) suggest criteria for evaluating opportunities for post-secondary education in metropolitan areas.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 67, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 69 Number 9, 1968, p. 243-267
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19656, Date Accessed: 7/14/2020 5:58:59 AM

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  • E. Fretwell, Jr.
    Buffalo State College
    E. K. FRETWELL, JR. is the president of Buffalo State College.
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