April 14, 2012 10:50 PM

‘College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be’ surveys the higher purpose of higher education

As its subtitle suggests, “College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be,” is an overview of how we in higher education got here, and where we ought to go. Columbia University professor Andrew Delbanco’s choice of “college” as his subject of inquiry is specific and deliberate.

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