By Roger L. Geiger,Nathan M. Sorber,Christian K. Anderson

After global conflict II, returning veterans with GI invoice advantages ushered in an period of unparalleled development that essentially altered the which means, objective, and constitution of upper schooling. This quantity explores the multifaceted and tumultuous transformation of yankee larger schooling that happened among 1945 and 1970, whereas interpreting the adjustments in institutional kinds, curricula, consumers, school, and governance. quite a lot of famous individuals disguise subject matters similar to the 1st public college to explicitly serve an city inhabitants, the production of recent day honors courses, how academics’ schools have been repurposed as nation schools, the origins of college unionism and collective bargaining, and the dramatic scholar protests that perpetually replaced greater schooling. This enticing textual content explores a serious second within the heritage of upper schooling, signaling a shift within the which means of a school schooling, the concept that of who may still and who may possibly receive entry to varsity, and what may be taught.

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