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n. pl. mul·ti·ver·si·ties
A university that has numerous constituent and affiliated institutions, such as separate colleges, campuses, and research centers.

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(Education) chiefly US and Canadian a university with many constituent and affiliated institutions
[C20: multi- + university]
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(ˌmʌl tɪˈvɜr sɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
a university with several campuses, each with many component schools, divisions, etc.
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A university that has many affiliated colleges or research institutions at separate campuses.
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Noun1.multiversity - a university system having several separate campuses and colleges and research centers
university - a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
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There is, however, a dark side to the contemporary multiversity. To the extent that a boutique has little or no connection to--or interest in--the fundamental questions that face all human beings, it runs the danger of producing great harm.
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In Kerr's The Uses of the University, first delivered as a series of lectures at Harvard in 1963, this committed liberal thinker and first Chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley describes the purpose of the multiversity in glowing terms.
In "The American Campus: From Colonial Seminary to Global Multiversity" and "The University in the Twenty-first Century," Keohane looks at the past to predict the future, while discussing the historical purposes and strengths of American higher education.
Emberley on the decline of liberal education or an old George Grant essay on the multiversity instead.
(3,4) To have an open brain engaged in transcortical holographic and/or nonlocal communication without any compromise with the integrity of the brain is equivalent to dealing with multiple universe(s) in a system of the Multiversity. This no-boundary concept demands a radical revision of the framework on which present science works.
The second section includes the chapters: "Philosophy and the Perfection of God"; "The Role of Education"; "Resignation from York" (York University in Toronto); "The Multiversity"; and "Research and Resignation." The third section includes writing on: Plato; St.
Although Rothblatt sees the multiversity as quintessentially America, he does not see it as uniquely American.
For an outsider--and for not a few insiders--the first barrier to realistically assessing baccalaureate education is simply finding it in the morass of muddled missions that make up the contemporary multiversity. Astin quotes "one of our leading higher education scholars" as dismissing research about undergraduate learning with the remark, "The modern American university is not a residential liberal arts college." Indeed.
Defective institutions such as the multiversity persist.
This "ivory tower" conception of the university was discredited long ago, of course, partly by Clark Kerr's description of the "multiversity" that serves diverse social ends and partly by 1960s radicals who showed the varied ways that universities serve the needs of corporations.
In May and June, MARK NEPO will be poet-in-residence for Choral Arts Northwest while teaching at Harmony Hill Retreat Center (both in Seattle); at the Sophia Institute in Charleston, South Carolina; at 1440 Multiversity near Santa Cruz, California; and at Copper Beech Institute in Hartford, Connecticut.