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Forging a University Research Mission
Transforming the University of Kansas: A History, 1965-2005
  • Joshua L. Rosenbloom, Iowa State University
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University Press of Kansas
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Lawrence, KS
The university exists to accommodate and implement the whole human learning process, and this must include creative scholarship and research. Thus research is not an optional activity of the university, not merely a legitimate pursuit of those who may be interested and willing to dedicate their spare time, nor an assignment justified to either the university or the professor by the resultant income in dollars and publicity. Rather, research is an inescapable responsibility of the university and an inseparable part of its total educational function. "The Place of Research in the University"

This is a chapter from Transforming the University of Kansas: A History, 1965-2005, 2015, Chapter 5; 181-224. Posted with permission.

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Joshua L. Rosenbloom. "Forging a University Research Mission" Transforming the University of Kansas: A History, 1965-2005 Iss. Chapter 5 (2015) p. 181 - 224
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