Stephen H. Balch

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Study of the Curriculum - May 2, 2011

The Vanishing West

Peter Wood, Glenn Ricketts, Ashley Thorne and Stephen H. Balch

The Vanishing West traces the decline and near extinction of the Western Civilization history survey course in America’s top colleges and universities from 1964 to 2010.

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Study of the Curriculum - November 2, 2000

Losing the Big Picture

Stephen H. Balch and Gary Crosby Brasor

"Losing the Big Picture" uses data from 1964-1965, 1989-1990, and 1997-1998 academic catalogs of twenty-five selective liberal arts colleges to show that undergraduate English majors no longer...

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Study of the Curriculum - November 9, 1996

The Dissolution of General Education

Stephen H. Balch and Rita Zürcher

For the greater part of the twentieth century, America's leading colleges and universities were strongly committed to providing undergraduates with a broad and rigorous exposure to major areas of...

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November 9, 2005

The Politicization of the Pennsylvania Public University System

Stephen H. Balch

Report on Testimony before a Select Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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