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Cultural Formation

So far, I have discussed the research and credentialing purposes of the modern university. Cultural formation is a process that trains citizens in the knowledge of their country and their common humanity while giving them moral and intellectual virtues. Universities are often places in which students learn about their country, form their values and learn to participate in political life. Such prep...

The Four Purposes of the Modern University

I have briefly examined the various uses that are made of the modern university. As I said earlier, the modern university has a purpose and that purpose is simply what it is being used for right now. Right now the university has four purposes: it is a credentialing institution, a research institution, an educational institution and a culture-forming institution. A university provides credentials t...