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The university : an owner's manual

Author: Henry Rosovsky
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Covers such topics as the purposes of liberal education, core curriculums, graduate students, academic life, tenure, being a college/university dean, university gorvernance.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Rosovsky
ISBN: 0393027821 9780393027822
OCLC Number: 19722183
Notes: "Published simultaneously in Canada by Penguin Books Canada Ltd."--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 309 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface : The concept --
A letter of introduction --
Two thirds of the best --
A Dean's day --
The university college : Selectivity and admission --
Making choices --
The purposes of liberal education --
One version of Core --
Graduate students : Welcome to the ancient and universal company of scholars --
Academic life : some virtues, some vices --
Tenure : The meaning of tenure --
Tenure : A model case --
Burnout, envy, and other forms of pain --
The university as marketplace --
Deaning --
University governance : Seven principles to ensure reliable performance --
Postscript : Omissions and conclusions.
Responsibility: Henry Rosovsky.

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Here is a discussion of tenur and the rights and obligations of students. Here is a "Dean's Day" tour of the life of an academic administrator. For eleven years, Henry Rosovsky was dean of the  Read more...

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