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multiversity

Clark KERR's (1982) conception of a multicentred and multifunctional HIGHER EDUCATION institution, containing within it a variety of levels and kinds of provision, e.g. élite and mass, nonvocational and vocational, etc. Kerr envisaged such institutions replacing the more unified traditional UNIVERSITY.
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But at a multiversity, there was also a persistent need to balance personal freedom against the need for orderliness and for ensuring that no one's freedom would impede the free expression or activity of others.
Whereas the world grant university model should build upon the strengths and learn from the weaknesses of the modern American multiversity, it should go beyond the old mold and do much more.
However opposite they may seem, taken together, Newman's anti-utilitarian stance in defense of learning for the sake of learning and Kerr's pragmatic outlook at the increasing commercialization of higher education provide an intellectual foundation and a departing point for a new examination of the multiversity by George Fallis.
Setting: Food and Dietary Supplement Administration (FDSA) press conference, rotunda of the National Hall of Regulations, Multiversity 2.
It is now a multiversity confronted with all the challenges that can face a large institution located in a multiethnic metropolis.
University and Unity: From the Idea of a University to the Ideas of a Multiversity
It is easy to read the list of student demands at Columbia and take for granted that cultural and political radicals, black and white, would unite to protest the war in Vietnam, institutional racism, and the rise of the multiversity.
Kathleen Frydl explains that multiversity, the trend toward a more professionally oriented college education geared toward a greater cross-section of the nation, relied strongly upon government and corporate support after World War II.
This new beginning sets a demand from the scientists, the exploration of a new system--"The Multiversity," with pluralism at the highest intellectually comprehensible level.
During roughly the same time period (Spring 2000 to Spring 2003), OHRP became increasingly involved in the University of Michigan coordinated Multiversity project.