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Higher education in the United States of America.

by James H. Kirkland

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Published by Vanderbilt University Quarterly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania .
Written in English

  • Education, Higher.,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy chancellor J.H. Kirkland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7107054M

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