The Civic Mission of Australian Universities

  • Laurence Brown
Keywords: Australian Universities, Civic Missions, Historical Roots of Education

Abstract

The civic mission of the Australian university had its roots in medieval Europe and is at least a partial inheritor of the English university tradition. This paper examines the history and meaning of civic responsibility in the Australian university experience and makes an appeal to move beyond the traditional "institution apart" culture .
Published
2003-01-01