4 Survey of the Main Challenges Facing Higher Education at the Millennium 5 Meeting the Challenges of the New Millennium: The University's Role 6 The Task of Institutions of Higher Education in the New Europe 7 The Effect of the Changing Environment on Higher Education 8 The Twenty-first Century University: A Tale of Two Futures 9 The University and the Information Age 10 The Economics of Higher Education in the United States: What Can Other Developed Countries Learn from It? 11 Meeting the Challenge 12 Financing Universities Through Nontraditional Revenue Sources: Opportunities and Threats 13 Networks and Strategic Alliances within and between Universities and with the Private Sector 14 The Research University's Potential as an Area's Growth and Prosperity Stimulant 15 Research and Education: New Roles, New Instruments 16 Higher Learning as a Joint Venture between State and Industry: The Example of the International University in Germany 17 Governance 18 Information Age Challenges to Research Libraries: Crisis in the University of California Library System 19 Lifelong Learning in the University: A New Imperative? 20 The University of the Future 21 Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century: A European View 22 Future Challenges Facing American Higher Education 23 The New University
WERNER Z. HIRSCH is professor of economics at the University of California at Los Angeles where he also served as director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs from 1963 to 1973. LUC E. WEBER is a full professor of public economics at the University of Geneva and an international expert on higher education for the World Bank, the Council of Europe, the European Association of Universities, the Confederation of EU Rectors' Conferences and the International Association of Universities.
The well-argued volume offers much to the discerning reader. Recommended for anyone with an eye to the future and higher education. * Journal of Academic Librarians *