Importing Oxbridge: English Residential Colleges and American Universities

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Since the late nineteenth century, a number of American universities - Harvard, Yale, Princeton, the University of Chicago, the Claremont Colleges, and the University of California at Santa Cruz - have attempted to organize students and faculty into small undergraduate residential colleges similar to those at Oxford and Cambridge. Proponents of these projects believed that the residential college system would foster academic and intellectual values while countering what they saw as the deleterious effects on undergraduate ...

Importing Oxbridge: English Residential Colleges and American Universities 1997, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300067613

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