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By Arthur M. Cohen, Florence B. Brawer, John R. Lombardi

ISBN-10: 0470174684

ISBN-13: 9780470174685

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Public universities, even highly selective ones that are located in urban areas, draw most of their entering freshmen from within a short radius. 1. Numbers of Public and Private Nonprofit Two-Year Colleges, 1915–2005 Public Year Total Number 1915–16 1921–22 1925–26 1929–30 1933–34 1938–39 1947–48 1952–53 1956–57 1960–61 1964–65 1968–69 1972–73 1976–77 1980–81 1984–85 1988–89 1992–94 1996–97 1998–99 2000–01 2003–04 2004–05 74 207 325 436 521 575 650 594 652 678 719 993 1,141 1,233 1,231 1,222 1,231 1,236 1,239 1,244 1,220 1,204 1,173 19 70 136 178 219 258 328 327 377 405 452 739 910 1,030 1,049 1,067 1,056 1,082 1,080 1,075 1,076 1,086 1,061 Private Nonprofit Percentage Number Percentage 26 34 42 41 42 45 50 55 58 60 63 74 80 84 85 87 86 88 87 86 88 90 90 55 137 189 258 302 317 322 267 275 273 267 254 231 203 182 155 175 154 159 169 144 118 112 74 66 58 59 58 55 50 45 42 40 37 26 20 16 15 13 14 12 13 14 12 10 10 Sources: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Community, Junior, and Technical College Directory, 1992; Palmer, 1987b, National Center for Education Statistics Digest, 1993–2006.

The universities would be freed for research and professional training. Furthermore, the college entrance controversy would be reduced, and preprofessional training could be better defined. Duplication of offerings between secondary schools and universities would also be reduced by the expansion of a system of junior colleges. Clearly, not many of Koos’s expectations were borne out. He could not have anticipated the massive increase in enrollments, the growth of universities and colleges and the competition among them, or the breakdown in curriculum fostered, on the one hand, by part-time students who dropped in and out of college and, on the other, by the institutions’ eagerness to offer short courses, workshops, and spectator events.

34). Each state’s laws were amended numerous times, usually to accommodate changed funding formulas and patterns of governance. But these patterns are not uniform. Many aspects of college operations continue as they were when the institutions were under the local control of school boards; faculty evaluation procedures 21 22 The American Community College and funds awarded on the basis of student attendance are prime examples. And sometimes, just as one characteristic of the college changes in the direction of higher education, another moves toward the lower schools.

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