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Greenspan Says Higher Education Still Key to Future Prosperity
The American Council on Education (ACE) 81st Annual Meeting Special Issue includes Alan Greenspan's speech on how higher education in the United States gives Americans the ability to face challenges in the economy and the work force.
Teaching demands versus research productivity
Keith M. Howard, Monir H. Sharobeam
Faculty in undergraduate institutions are scholars and need to be actively engaged in research. They must also publish and get grants to be promoted and tenured. The strong demand on their time for teaching and college services, however, leaves them little time for research.


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W. Robert Connor
In response to an article in the New York Times, Connor explains how institutions in liberal education have to get serious about teaching for the real world.
World citizenship
David Burrows
Liberal education develops world citizenship- a combination of the intellectual power of the mind and effective action.

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