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American College Life As Education in World Outlook


reviewed by David G. Scanlon - 1957

coverTitle: American College Life As Education in World Outlook
Author(s): Howard E. Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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In 1950 the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace began an analysis of American universities and world affairs. As the first part of the program, each of eight institutions of higher education conducted its own analysis of its activities and resources in world affairs. The results of this study were reported in 1951 in Universities and World Affairs, by Howard E. Wilson. The success of the first phase of the program led to a series of thirteen regional conferences, sponsored by the Endowment, at which representatives from three hundred institutions of higher education met to discuss the possibilities of self-surveys. Nearly one hundred institutions, varying in size, geographical location, and function decided to undertake a self-analysis of their total activities and potential in terms of world affairs. Such an approach, while conscious of the specific role of college courses, also recognized the role of research enterprises, interchange of persons, informal cocurricular and... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 58 Number 7, 1957, p. 397-397
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4590, Date Accessed: 8/4/2021 2:51:02 PM

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