Change and Continuity in American Colleges and Universities

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Change and Continuity in American Colleges and Universities explores major ideas which have shaped the history and development of higher education in North America and considers how these might inform contemporary innovations in the sector.

Chapters address intellectual, organizational, social, and political movements which occurred across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and emphasize how cases have impacted the policies, scholarship, and practices enacted at a variety of public and private institutions throughout the United States. Topics addressed include the politics of racial segregation, the place of religion in Higher Education, and models of leadership. Through rigorous historical analyses of education reform cases, this text puts forward useful lessons on how colleges and universities have navigated change in the past, and may do so in the future.

This text will be of interest to scholars, researchers, and students in the fields of Higher Education, administration and leadership, as well as the history of education and educational reform.