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On the meaning of the university

On the meaning of the university

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- United States,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- 1965-

  • Edition Notes

    Essays upon the occasion of the inauguration of David Pierpont Gardner as tenth president of the University of Utah, November 19, 1973

    Statementby Eric Ashby ... [et al] ; edited and with an introductory essay by Sterling M. McMurrin
    ContributionsUniversity of Utah
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p. ;
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22785104M

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