NYU Steinhardt

Higher Education and Contemporary Society

  • Course Number: HPSE-GE 2131
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Analysis of the changing role of higher education in a diverse & contemporary society. Emphasis is placed on the mission & role of public & private two-year & four-year colleges in urban settings. Federal & state higher education policies along with recent court decisions are reviewed in relation to their impact on educational access, equity, & pluralism. Recent social & educational systemic initiatives developed to respond to the needs of a?growing diverse society are examined.
  • Old Course Number: E98.2131