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The gold and the blue : a personal memoir of the University of California, 1949-1967. Vol. 1, Academic triumphs

Author: Clark Kerr
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2001.
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Clark Kerr was one of the 20th century's most influential figures in American higher education. This is a memoir of how the University of California rose to the peak of scientific and scholarly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Clark Kerr; Clark Kerr
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clark Kerr
ISBN: 0520223675 9780520223677
OCLC Number: 70750511
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 540 p., [32] p. of plates.)
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables Foreword by Neil Smelser Preface Part I. Introduction 1. Getting to Know Berkeley 2. A Giant Astride the University: An Appreciation of Robert Gordon Sproul Part II. The First Chancellor at Berkeley, 1952-58 3. Answering the Big Question: Who Will Take Berkeley's Place in the Academic Big Six? 4. Defining a Chancellor's Sphere of Action 5. "The Best Balanced Distinguished University" 6. Getting Ready for the Tidal Wave 7. Improving Facilities for Student Life at Berkeley 8. A New Physical Development Plan for Berkeley 9. Responding to Some Post-Loyalty Oath Legacies 10. Reprise and Prelude: Three Struggles over the University's Orientation-1870, 1900, and 1950 Part III. The Presidency of the University: Overarching Issues, 1958-67 11. A New Agenda for the Reorientation of the University 12. A Master Plan for Higher Education in California 13. Moving from Unitary to Pluralistic Decision-Making (1957-59) 14. A Second Look at Decentralization (1965) and a Failed Proposal 15. Reconsiderations Part IV. Nine Campuses 16. Creation of Three Campuses 17. Original Directions and Problems at the New Campuses 18. Mass Transformations and Administered Alterations 19. Innovations and Reactions at Santa Cruz 20. Reconsiderations on Attempts at Academic Change 21. Transformations at Davis and Santa Barbara 22. Transformations at Riverside and San Francisco 23. A Place in the Sun for UCLA 24. Clouds Obscure Berkeley's Sun Part V. Universitywide Innovations 25. Academic Affairs 26. Student Life 27. Structural Adjustments Part VI. Outcomes at the End of the Century 28. Pure Gold Conclusion Appendix 1. Honor Roll of University Leaders Appendix 2. University of California Administration and Governance Appendix 3. Indicators of Growth in the University of California Appendix 4. Documentary Supplements Notes Acknowledgments Credits Index
Other Titles: Academic triumphs
Responsibility: Clark Kerr ; with a foreword by Neil J. Smelser.

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