Over the past 60 years, the United States has come to dominate the ranks of the world’s best universities. Join Jonathan R. Cole, author of The Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, and Why It Must Be Protected, as he explores how these universities have become the engines of innovation and economic and social growth in the nation and why and how they are threatened. Jonathan R. Cole is the John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and was Provost and Dean of Faculties of Columbia University from 1989 to 2003. Co-sponsored by the Higher Education Seminar, CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences.
Added by Center for the Humanities on September 3, 2010