Foreword (Chancellor Paul Hardin, Rector Fritz Scheuch). Acknowledgments. List of Contributors. The implications of a post-industrial environment for the university: an introduction (D.D. Dill, B. Sporn). An historical perspective on the university's role in social development (S. Rothblatt). The New Social Demands and Underlying Assumptions. The stirring of the prince and the silence of the lambs: the changing assumptions beneath higher education policy, reform, and society (G. Neave). Mass higher education and social mobility: a tenuous link (H. Nowotny). The university as an instrument for the development of science and basic research: the implications of mode 2 science (M. Gibbons). The university as an instrument for economic and business development: United States and European comparisons (H. Goldstein et al.). Implications for University Organization. Images of university structure, governance, and leadership: adaptive strategies for the new environment (M. Peterson). Complexity and differentiation: the deepening problem of university integration (B. Clark). The "marketization" of higher education: reforms and potential reforms in higher education finance (G. Williams). The new context for academic quality (F. van Vught). University 2001: what will the university of the 21st century look like? (B. Sporn, D.D. Dill).