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Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Richard M. Freeland


This book examines the evolution of American universities during the years following World War II. Emphasizing the importance of change at the campus level, the book combines a general consideration of national trends with a close study of eight diverse universities in Massachusetts. The eight are Harvard, M.I.T., Tufts, Brandeis, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern and the University of Massachusetts. Broad analytic chapters examine major developments like expansion, the rise of graduate education and research, the professionalization of the faculty, and the decline of general edu ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1992 Print ISBN-13: 9780195054644
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195054644.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard M. Freeland, author