The campus autonomy within the USF System allows students to select a range of university experiences in different environments--from a large national research university
to smaller learning communities, each with distinctive programs," Genshaft says.
There are currently 26 MSW programs in candidacy, none in research university
In an article on the role of financial aid in maintaining a diverse student body, Ehrenberg and Murphy (1993) outline the following sources of financial pressure on research university
budgets: reduced annual increases in tuition, relative increases in faculty salaries, more conservative endowment practices, deterioration of physical plant, increased library costs for international materials, the expenses associated with university-wide computerization, decreased government support, more competition for student applicants, and substantial increases in financial aid to students (pp.
However, Rhodes does not simply defend the research university
as an institution that is performing its task admirably under difficult circumstances as other apologists have done (see Altbach, et al.
In a teaching institution or in an emerging research university
, the teaching-oriented faculty, which are preponderate [sic], will not only oppose the ideas of researchers, they will attack the character of the PI (principal investigator) and denigrate their work because the researcher threatens their established way of life.
WVU is among only 151 institutions designated as a Research University
(High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Foundation.
The current and still-evolving role of the American research university
has been shaped by four key developments in the past sixty-five years: the historic decision to establish a comprehensive postwar federal science policy, described in Vannevar Bush's 1945 report, "Science, The Endless Frontier;" the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980; economic analyses from the 1950s onward that have validated the central role of knowledge in economic growth and influenced government and university policy on industry-university research; and various experiments with such research that have led to an increasing integration of research universities and industrial partners in the pursuit of innovation.
One of the most promising collaborative nanotech experiments is happening at the National Textile Center--a research university
consortium made up of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; Auburn University (Ala.
HKUST is a world-class research university
ranked # 60 worldwide by the Newsweek Magazine.
Proposition 4 (a constitutional amendment to create a National Research University
Fund to help fund certain state universities to become nationally recognized research institutions) would provide funding to Texas universities seeking to attain tier-one status.
For example, The University of Arizona, she says, is on the path to becoming "the premiere research university
," white Arizona State University, which has three campuses, is focusing on engineering and science.
The University Research Park is designed for high-tech businesses that want to interact with UCI's academic programs, take advantage of the resources of a major research university
, and contribute to an educated workforce.