Book Discussion on The Great American University

Jonathan Cole, former provost of Columbia University, presented a history of the American university.  He reported on American higher… read more

Jonathan Cole, former provost of Columbia University, presented a history of the American university.  He reported on American higher education’s beginnings, which included public funding and little interference from the state to what the author deems are it’s current fiscal and ideological issues.  Jonathan Cole was joined in discussion with Richard Axel, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of pathology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Geoff Stone, provost emeritus, University of Chicago, and Matthew Goldstein, chancellor of The City University of New York at Columbia University in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on The Great American University

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292249-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 2010

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  • Feb 27, 2010 | 10:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 28, 2010 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 28, 2010 | 3:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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