Challenges in Establishing a Top Research University

LW Challenges, Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership

Nam P. Suh, Korean advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST)
The historical development of research universities and their roles in society has been articulated in many articles and documents. Since their inception, distinguished research universities have generated leaders in virtually every field and created scientific and technological advances that have affected the welfare and well-being of humanity. Top research universities have also contributed to creating national wealth through the generation of knowledge, technology innovation, job creation and establishing new business enterprises and public policies. To reap similar benefits, many countries have invested in higher education, but the results have been mixed. For instance, it has been…
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