Meet the authors of the ‘Very Short Introduction’ series of books.
Examine the role of the university in a social and economic context, not just a repository of knowledge or a site for instruction. David Palfreyman considers how universities are founded, funded, governed, lead, and managed. Review how increased fees have affected their relationship with students and judge the futures for higher education.
Suitable for age 14+
David Palfreyman is the Bursar and a Fellow of New College, University of Oxford. He is also the Director of the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies. David serves as the Honorary Treasurer of and as a Trustee of the Society for Research in Higher Education.
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