Higher education and American business.

by Commission on Financing Higher Education. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 37 Downloads: 468
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  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Endowments -- United States.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2336 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6131615M
LC Control Number53003015
OCLC/WorldCa20442331

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