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A short review of post-secondary institutions, particularly in the 1960's. A switch from the "quantitative revolution" to the "qualitative revolution" in education from the 1960's to the 1970's. The basis for an austere forecast in education. The role of universities; why we need them. Examples of areas of neglect and unfortunate failure. Some fundamental battlegrounds in Canada. Canada's role internationally, and the significance of universities in that role. Openness and mobility of key importance of the "new university" in the broader community.