Higher Education and the New Society
by George Keller
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press 2008
Number of pages: 208
While he celebrated higher education as the engine of progress in every aspect of American life, George Keller also challenged academia's sacred cows and entrenched practices with provocative ideas designed to induce 'creative discomfort'.
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