The Modern Research University: Past, Present, Future

Friday, September 15th 2017
5pm
School of Education
301 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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How did American universities become some of the most preeminent institutions of higher education in the world? And how will that history, along with modern-day social, technological and intellectual pressures, shape their future trajectory? Join William & Mary Libraries and the School of Education for a discussion of the history and future of higher education in America. Jim Axtell, emeritus faculty member in the department of history and author of Wisdom’s Workshop: The Rise of the Modern University, and members of the School of Education’s faculty in higher education will speak on the topic, followed by a Q&A with audience members. 

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