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In Praise of Weakness: Chartering, the University of the United States, and Dartmouth College

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  • Trow, Martin
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    This paper explores the proposition that if American higher education has been broadly successful in serving its society, it is in large part because American colleges and universities, and the system of which they are part, were created under conditions of weakness, both academic and financial.

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    Paper provided by Center for Studies in Higher Education, UC Berkeley in its series University of California at Berkeley, Center for Studies in Higher Education with number qt9nd7q9rc.

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    Date of creation: 01 Mar 2003
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    Handle: RePEc:cdl:cshedu:qt9nd7q9rc

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    Keywords: Higher Education; Governance; Finance; Economics; University of the United;

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