The history of higher education in the United States begins with Harvard College
and continues to the present time. For recent trends see the article Higher ...
Higher education in the United States has come a long way from its colonial roots
. The first college undergraduates were headed for the clergy; today's ...
Dec 16, 2014 ... A new book, The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture
From the Founding to World War II (Princeton University Press), ...
The Distinctive Characteristics of U.S. Higher Education . ... Higher education
was an elite activity for much of its history, excluding individuals based on gender
HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT. At the start of the twenty-first century, higher
education in the United States stands as a formidable enterprise. As an
Introduction. In this article, the historical evolution of higher education refers to
higher learning in the United States from the colonial era to the present day.
In 1962, historian Frederick Rudolph wrote a comprehensive history of U.S.
higher education that became a standard in the field. Three years later, Laurence
Jan 8, 2013 ... The First Colleges and Universities: Early Higher Education in the Middle East
and Africa Most of the oldest confirmed centers of higher ...
Mar 5, 2014 ... In this first post, we're going to take a brief look at the history of higher education
in America. What was it that changed in the last century that ...
Description of the book The History of American Higher: Learning and Culture
from the Founding to World War II by Geiger, R.L., published by Princeton ...