Report of the Committee on Australian Universities [Murray report]

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Australia. Committee on Australian Universities

Abstract:

The inquiry by the Committee on Australian Universities in 1957 heralded the beginning of government influence on higher education. Since the establishment of universities in the mid-19th century there had been virtually no control or influence applied by governments. The 1957 review, the first national and wide-ranging investigation of Australian university education, revealed acute inadequacies in the standard of university education, such as overcrowding, poor facilities, a high dropout rate, and poor research levels. The Committee, chaired by Keith Murray, reported on the following...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Providers of education and training; Equity; Quality; Finance; Governance

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; University; Access to education and training; Funding; Agency role; Government expenditure; Government role; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Government Printer, 1957

Physical description: 133 p.

Also called: Murray report

Notes:
Chair, Keith Murray

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 110.564

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