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Being lucky : reminiscences and reflections

Author: Herman B Wells
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wells, Herman B.
Being lucky.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1980
(DLC) 80007493
(OCoLC)6330750
Named Person: Herman B Wells; Herman B Wells
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herman B Wells
ISBN: 9780253006165 0253006163
OCLC Number: 812174505
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 493 pages, [9] leaves of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Preparation for the Presidency --
1. Growing Up in Jamestown and the County Seat --
2. Widening Horizons --
3. What It Was Really Like --
4. Country Bank Failures --
5. Reopening, Reconstruction, and Reform --
6. Apprenticeship in Academic Administration --
7. Fate of a Noncandidate --
Presidency --
8. Few Observations on Collegial Administration --
9. How to Succeed without Really Trying --
10. Money, Money, But Never Enough --
11. Private Sector: Indiana University Foundation --
12. Academic Freedom and Tenure --
13. To Make Room for the Future --
14. Student and Alumni Relationships --
15. Culture to the Crossroads --
16. University Looks Abroad --
17. Academic Ferment --
National and International Service --
18. Trip and a New Awareness --
19. Glorious Experience in the Springtime of My Career --
20. With Clay in Occupied Germany --
21.
Responsibility: Herman B Wells.

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An honest report by a most successful educator [and] a tribute to a great university and to a man with foresight who also had the courage to act on his convictions. * The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette * Read more...

 
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