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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures$
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P. J. Marshall

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263518

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.001.0001

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The Future of Our Universities

The Future of Our Universities

Thank-Offering to Britain Fund Lecture

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(p.302) (p.303) The Future of Our Universities
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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures
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Lord Moser

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0011

This lecture discusses the broad ideas that underlie the Robbins Report, as well as its passionate belief in the crucial value of universities to society. It addresses four broad issues that were considered by both Robbins and Dearing. These issues are concerned with the overall number of students going into higher education, the possibility of financial backing, further expansion, and concerns regarding the relations between universities and the State. The lecture expresses a worry over the gradual degradation of the universities, and stresses that high-ranking officials should help solve the problem of continuous underfunding.

Keywords:   Robbins Report, financial backing, further expansion, relation between universities and the State, gradual degradation, continuous underfunding, number of students

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