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Declining by degrees

higher education at risk

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard Hersh and John Merrow ; foreword by Tom Wolfe.
    ContributionsHersh, Richard H., 1942-, Merrow, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA227.4 .D45 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 244 p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15574748M
    ISBN 101403969213
    LC Control Number2005043024
    OCLC/WorldCa57594049

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In Declining by Degrees, leading authors and educators such as Tom Wolfe, Jim Fallows, and Jay Mathews provide us with a valuable understanding of the serious issues facing colleges today, such as budget cuts, grade inflation, questionable recruitment strategies, and a Cited by:   Declining by Degrees argues persuasively that the multi-billion dollar enterprise of higher education has gone astray.

At the same time, these essays offer specific prescriptions for change, warning that our nation is in fact at greater risk if we do nothing. The Amazon Book Review /5(14). Declining by Degrees argues persuasively that the multi-billion dollar enterprise of higher education has gone astray.

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J. Merrow, eds. Declining By Degrees. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. When I was at Brown University, I welcomed each new class of students by citing Richard Sheridan, whoselate -eighteenth-century play, The Critic, has one of my favorite lines about the paucity of independent thinkers.

He wrote, "The number of those who go through the fatigue of.Richard H. Hersh is the author of Declining by Degrees ( avg rating, 64 ratings, 5 reviews, published ), Promoting Moral Growth ( avg rating, /5(7).J. Merrow, eds. Declining By Degrees. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. "No matter what it is called, who does it, or where in the institution it is being done, universities are engaged in marketing." When this claim was first made inin an article that ran in the prestigious Journal of Higher Education,1.

most academics dismissed it as heresy.