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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.

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Federal monies still flow into research university coffers, but they chiefly go for research and administration, not teaching, and they go disproportionately toward knowledge production in certain disciplines, not all.
Shaikh Sultan said AUS is advancing to become a comprehensive research university while continuing its excellence in liberal arts programmes.
The urban research university we're creating has a very diverse student body.
Lacroix and Maheu's first two chapters trace the history of the research university as a particular kind of institution--one approach toward organizing higher education among many (e.g., liberal arts colleges, or reseearch institutes).
Rather, it requires an understanding of what it means to be a "research university" and not a community college or technical school.
Historically, student mobility in the BC public post-secondary system consisted mainly of students transferring from colleges and institutes into baccalaureate degree programs at a research university. This dichotomous system has evolved significantly over the past few decades to a system where every institution in the BC public post-secondary system now has degree-granting authority.
Participants focused on three issues: improved alignment of university goals with state needs; federal supplementation of public research university funding; and federal payment for the full facilities cost of research.
major research university. I have spoken with faculty of color all
What we describe in detail in this article is the two-sector research university. One of the sectors is generally comprised of a business-like, self-supporting set of activities whose costs must be covered by their revenues.
However, Wales' top research university will see a drop in funding next year of around pounds 1m.
Once they are accepted onto the faculty of a research university, freshly minted PhDs usually divide their time between teaching and research.

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