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Higher Education

Proud Traditions and Future Challenges
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Celebrates 150 Years
Edited by David Ward and Noel Radomski

Higher education at the millennium

In celebration of the Sesquicentennial of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, this volume assesses the current and future mission of the large public university, which educates students, advances research, and also serves a community of citizens, organizations, and the public and private sectors beyond the bounds of the university. The chapters are:

David Ward, Chancellor of the University
The Challenge of Irreversible Change in Higher Education

Phillip R. Certain, Dean of the College of Letters and Sciences
The Future of the Liberal Arts

Kathy Christoph, Director of the Department of Learning Technology and Distance Education
Using Technology Wisely

Clifton F. Conrad, Professor of Higher Education
Change and Innovation in Graduate and Professional Education in Major Public Research Universities

David M. Trubek, Dean of International Studies
The Future of International Education

Donald A. Nichols, Director of the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy
Public Access to University Expertise

William Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies
A Great Undergraduate University

David Ward is chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and holds the Andrew Hill Clark Professorship of Geography. Noel Radomski is a policy and planning analyst in the Office of the Chancellor.

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February 1999
200 pp. (est.)   6 x 9

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