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Course Changes for the Research University

Science  19 Oct 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5542, pp. 527-528
DOI: 10.1126/science.1065345

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The Creation of the Future The Role of the American University. Frank H. T. Rhodes. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2001. 286 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 0-8014-3937-X.

Rhodes, emeritus president of Cornell University, examines the historical development, current circumstances, and future prospects of research universities in the United States. He discusses the changes he believes are necessary to meet present-day and forthcoming challenges, the greatest of which he identifies as the loss of community.

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