Private higher education in the United States
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Published by University of Georgia, Institute of Higher Education in Athens, Ga .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Private universities and colleges -- United States.,
  • Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Manning M. Pattillo.
LC ClassificationsLB2328.5 .P38 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1615928M
LC Control Number91157562

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