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Focusing on What Matters

October 1, 2004 by Clara M. Lovett Download PDF

Colleges and Universities have long been deemed central to the economic and social progress of the United States and beyond. Yet with changing demographics and increased media and public attention, higher education finds itself at a crossroads. In this essay, author Clara Lovett outlines some key issues central to the vitality of higher education in the 21st century. Ms. Lovett, a historian, is former president of the American Association of Higher Education and president emerita of Northern Arizona University.


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