FLAGSHIP UNIVERSITY IN REGIONAL SPACE: THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL PARAMETERS OF RESEARCH
HUMANITIES OF THE SOUTH OF RUSSIA
The article aims to design the theoretical and methodological construct of the research of the flagship university in regional space in Russia, since it is a topical conceptual and socially-applied issue. According to the author, the university is not an administrative experiment to optimize higher education. It is related to the inclusion of regional universities in the socio-cultural modernization of Russian regions. The author of the article, based on the evaluation of the concepts of higher
... concepts of higher education in sociological knowledge, believes that when analyzing the reference university, it is necessary to expand the boundaries of the sociological measurement from functional parameters to the criteria of social efficiency of the university. The last is understood as the correlation of the results of activity with social resonance, development of projects and programs aimed to achieve the status of a flagship university as a subject of regional socio-cultural modernization.