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UNIVERSITY. The name given to certain societies or corporations which are seminaries of learning where youth are sent to finish their education. Among the civilians by this term is understood a corporation.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Certainly, given how far artificial intelligence and machine learning have leapt in recent years, it is high time for research universities to apply deeper data science and data integration to better measure learning goals and outcomes.
In most OECD countries, research universities and PRIs have increasingly sought to commercialise their research results through the generation of spin-off firms.
Enrollment of Chinese students increased most markedly at public research universities. In contrast to the pattern for Chinese students, students from western Europe are mostly found at the top private universities in major cities, because research universities are more plentiful in these students' home countries.
When I came here in 2009, I conducted a listening tour and I asked, "What do you most value about Georgia State University?" Out of all those interviews, all but one started with diversity; that the diversity of our student body is unique to the university as compared to many research universities.
Leading Research Universities in a Competitive World will interest university administrators, government policy makers, and students of education.
Let's hope the board wants the UO to rise off the bottom and return to its historic place among eminent research universities. But that doesn't happen by waving a magic wand or brandishing authority.
Government support--not just for research universities but for innovation in general--is declining in the face of new political and economic priorities.
ARA is a nonprofit governed by a board of trustees comprised of chancellors from those research universities and business leaders from across the state.
The BC Transfer System enabled students moving to research universities to plan effectively, and provided those moving from research universities the option to continue their studies elsewhere when circumstances intervened.
In this article we concentrate on the attempts of research universities in the Netherlands to integrate undergraduate research activities into their curricula, while recognizing the changes that also are taking place in the institutes for higher professional education.
These research universities would design their own set of courses and exams, which other "regular" institutions would then teach.
Instructors, researchers, and administrators in higher education explore how countries can create elite research universities to support world business interests.

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