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The Resource Universities and their leadership, edited by William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro

Universities and their leadership, edited by William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro

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Universities and their leadership
Title
Universities and their leadership
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edited by William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Princeton University, leading educators and commentators participated in a symposium jointly sponsored by Princeton and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Universities and Their Leadership is a collection of original essays from presenters at the Princeton Conference on Higher Education. Individually, these essays discuss aspects of contemporary higher education in the U.S. Taken together, they offer a useful perspective on issues that face American universities as they enter the twenty-first century. The opening essay, "The University and Its Critics" by Frank Rhodes, confronts criticisms of the American university, examines how universities have changed over recent decades, and suggests a plan of action to restore public confidence and strengthen bonds of community within universities. "On the Accountability of Higher Education in the United States," by Martin Trow, deals with the critical issue of responsibility. Harold Shapiro's essay, "University Presidents--Then and Now," blends personal insights with a historical account of changes over time in the roles of university presidents. In commenting on Shapiro's paper, Hanna Gray draws on her experiences as a university president and her training as a historian to demonstrate that university presidents have always operated under constraints. Henry Rosovsky and Inge-Lise Ameer collaborate in the essay "A Neglected Topic: Professional Conduct of College and University Teachers," to which Amy Gutmann responds in an essay entitled "How Can Universities Teach Professional Ethics?" Oliver Fulton contributes a cross-cultural perspective in "Unity or Fragmentation, Convergence or Diversity: The Academic Profession in Comparative Perspective in the Era of Mass Higher Education." Daniel J. Kevles's essay, "A Time for Audacity: What the Past Has to Teach the Present about Science and the Federal Government," considers the historical partnership between the scienti
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N$T
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-
  • 1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bowen, William G
  • Shapiro, Harold T.
  • Princeton Conference on Higher Education
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  • Universities and colleges
  • College presidents
  • Universities and colleges
  • Science
  • Universités
  • Présidents et recteurs d'université
  • Universités
  • Sciences
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • College presidents
  • Science
  • Universities and colleges
  • Universities and colleges
  • United States
  • Universiteiten
  • Onderwijsmanagement
  • Führung
  • Universität
  • Kongress
  • Universität
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Universities and their leadership, edited by William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro
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Publication
Note
Essays initially presented at the Princeton Conference on Higher Education, held at Princeton University in Mar. 1996
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
[The university overall] -- The university and its critics / Frank H.T. Rhodes -- On the accountability of higher education in the United States / Martin Trow -- [The presidency] -- University presidents- then and now / Harold T. Shapiro -- On the history of giants / Hanna H. Gray -- [The faculty] -- A neglected topic : professorial conduct of college and university teachers / Henry Rosovsky with Inge-Lise Ameer -- How can universities teach professional ethics? / Amy Gutmann -- Unity or fragmentation, convergence or diversity : the academic profession in comparative perspective in the era of mass higher education / Oliver Fulton -- [The planning and oversight of science] -- A time for audacity : what the past has to teach the present about science and the federal government / Daniel J. Kevles -- New policies for new times / Frank Press -- On the future of America's scientific enterprise / Maxine Singer
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ocn951975757
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unknown
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1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781400880096
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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JSTOR
Other control number
10.4159/9781400880096
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22573/ctt1p9gdcb
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)951975757
Label
Universities and their leadership, edited by William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro
Publication
Note
Essays initially presented at the Princeton Conference on Higher Education, held at Princeton University in Mar. 1996
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[The university overall] -- The university and its critics / Frank H.T. Rhodes -- On the accountability of higher education in the United States / Martin Trow -- [The presidency] -- University presidents- then and now / Harold T. Shapiro -- On the history of giants / Hanna H. Gray -- [The faculty] -- A neglected topic : professorial conduct of college and university teachers / Henry Rosovsky with Inge-Lise Ameer -- How can universities teach professional ethics? / Amy Gutmann -- Unity or fragmentation, convergence or diversity : the academic profession in comparative perspective in the era of mass higher education / Oliver Fulton -- [The planning and oversight of science] -- A time for audacity : what the past has to teach the present about science and the federal government / Daniel J. Kevles -- New policies for new times / Frank Press -- On the future of America's scientific enterprise / Maxine Singer
Control code
ocn951975757
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400880096
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.4159/9781400880096
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1p9gdcb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)951975757

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