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Gardner, David Pierpont 1933-

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Works: 62 works in 95 publications in 1 language and 3,352 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Television news programs  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewer, Other
Classifications: LA217, 370.973
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The California oath controversy by David Pierpont Gardner( Book )
8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
On the meaning of the university by Sterling M McMurrin( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
The meaning of education is addressed in this book of philosophical essays by seven authors. Focus is on education in the context of the issues that currently confront students, teachers, educational institutions, and people concerned with the quality of contemporary life. The volume examines the cultural foundations of society and finds the meaning of a university in knowledge, its intrinsic value and its uses, and in reason and reasonableness. "Reconciliation of Tradition and Modernity in Universities," by Lord Eric Ashby, confronts one of the decisive problems that education generates as it attempts to move into new territory while preserving the authentic values of the past. In "Democracy and Distinction in American Education," Brand Blanshard treats another basic dilemma: the apparent conflict of the ideal of democracy with the ideal of individual distinction. In "The Individual and Society," John Gardner examines the university's role in achieving both individuality and strength in social institutions. T.R. McConnell deals with the question: Do we have a "Surfeit or Dearth of Highly Educated People?" Mina Rees in her essay, "The Ivory Tower and the Marketplace," sorts out the questions that must be asked by all educators who seriously believe that the university of the coming decades must be responsive to the practical interests of society while preserving its task as creator of knowledge and wisdom. In "Forces for Change in American Higher Education," David Pierpont Gardner argues that the university of the future must accommodate a variety of forms and structures. The introductory essay suggests that the philosophy of education is a function of the value structure of the culture. (Lbh)
Higher education and government : an uneasy alliance by W. Todd, Ed Furniss( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Leaders from government and the higher education community provide a philosophical but pragmatic discussion of such topics as curriculum, admissions, research funding, and financial support. Compiled from papers presented at the 61st annual meeting of the American Council on Education, this volume offers the viewpoints of 22 institutional administrators, college presidents, government officials and other education leaders on the interaction between higher education and government. The papers are grouped into sections on living with change; who shall teach; what shall be taught; who shall study; who decides about research; who decides what to spend; who champions the institution; and agents for social change. Papers and authors include: Freedom with Responsibility (Howard G. Bowen); The Limits of Growth (Alice M. Rivlin); Academic Freedom and Retirement (Marjorie Downing Wagner); Defending the Power to Appoint (John S. Toll); Collegiality in Changing Times (Martha Friedman); Curricular Decision Making (Lawrence K. Pettit); Curriculum Development by Evolution (Alice F. Emerson); Institutional Autonomy and Curricula (Willard L. Boyd); In Support of a Social Ideal (C. Arthur Sandeen); American Federalism and Autonomy (Steven Muller); Students and the Admissions Decision (Alfred L. Moye); Federal Support for Research (Linda S. Wilson); Factors in Research Funding (Frank Press); Science and Government (Cornelius J. Pings); Federal Involvement in Spending (Robert M. Rosenzweig); State Support for Higher Education (James M. Furman); The President Speaks for the University (Jose A. Cabranes); An Uneasy Alliance? (Retha Clark King); Higher Education: Its Own Champion (Stephen Joel Trachtenberg.); The Black Experience (Herman B. Smith, Jr.); The Indian Experience (Marian M. Hersud); and Higher Education's Social Role (Charles Frankel). It is suggested that the growing interaction between government and higher education will warrant a skillful blending of higher education's autonomy and government's role in representing the will of the people. A bibliography is provided. (Lc)
Meet the press ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
On this edition of Meet the Press: the presidents of three of the nation's top colleges discuss the challenges facing college students
A strategy for change in higher education : the extended university of the University of California = Stratégie de réforme de l'enseignement supérieur : l'université élargie de l'Université de Californie by David Pierpont Gardner( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This report is one of a series of background studies especially prepared for the Conference on Future Structures of Post-Secondary Education held in Paris in June 1973. Following a discussion of the stimuli for change and responses to this stimuli in American higher education, a detailed description of the Extended University of the University of California (uc) is presented. Emphasis is placed on strategic options, the program, the research, a survey of uc undergraduates, and the need for alternatives. Appendixes include the survey methodology and a brief description of various alternative approaches in higher education. (Mjm)
More students, more quality : the opportunity for Utah schools by David Pierpont Gardner( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A nation at risk : the imperative for educational reform by United States( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Secretary of Education T.H. Bell created the National Commission on Excellence in Education on August 26, 1981, directing it to examine the quality of education in the United States and to make a report to the Nation and to him within 18 months of its first meeting. In accordance with the Secretary's instructions, this report contains practical recommendations for educational improvement and fulfills the Commission's responsibilities under the terms of its charter. The Commission was created as a result of the Secretary's concern about "the widespread public perception that something is seriously remiss in our educational system." Soliciting the "support of all who care about our future," the Secretary noted that he was establishing the Commission based on his "responsibility to provide leadership, constructive criticism, and effective assistance to schools and universities."--Publisher description
The governance and management of American Universities : changing times, changing students, changing purposes by David Pierpont Gardner( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A life in higher education : fifteenth President of the University of California, 1983-1992 by David Pierpont Gardner( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Gardner discusses his Mormon upbringing in Berkeley, Calif., his early years at the University of California working with the Alumni Association during his doctoral studies at Berkeley, and as Assistant to the Chancellor at the Santa Barbara campus; serving as President of the University of Utah; the work of the National Commission on Excellence in Eucation and its report "A nation at risk"; his appointment and activities as President of the University of California, including fiscal, academic, internal and external affairs, appointments, long-range planning, and retirement; and finally his joining the Hewlett Foundation
The case for the American University by David Pierpont Gardner( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
From plant pathologist to Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, 1947-1986 : by James B., Jr Kendrick( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Describes his early life, family, and community, as well as his education at the University of Wisconsin. Includes his professional experiences at the Citrus Research Station, Riverside, California, as well as his community involvement there. Discusses his years with the Agricultural Extension Station, and its unification with the Division of Agricultural Sciences
The University of California loyalty oath controversy, 1949-1952 by David Pierpont Gardner( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Opportunity knocks : the University in transition : an address to the University of Utah Faculty Conference by David Pierpont Gardner( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A convocation anthology: problems, goals & research in higher education by Judd N Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Nation at Risk: the Imperative For Educational Reform by United States( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Presents the report "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform," provided by the National Commission on Excellence in Education. Includes findings and recommendations about the U.S. educational system. Lists members of the Commission and includes the Commission's charter and a schedule of its events. Contains commissioned papers, hearing testimony, and other presentations to the Commission. Offers information on notable programs and lists acknowledgments. Provides information on ordering the printed version and offers access to an ASCII version of the document for downloading. Links to the U.S. Department of Education home page and related publications
James B. Kendrick, Jr. : from plant pathologist to Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, 1947-1986 by James Blair Kendrick( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The humanities and the fine arts, the soul and spirit of our universities by David Pierpont Gardner( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dr. Gardner's lecture stresses the vital role of the humanities and fine arts -- literature, history, archaeology, philosophy, languages, drama, dance, music and art -- to the intellectual life of universities
Earning my degree : memoirs of an American university president by David Pierpont Gardner( file )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
David Pierpont Gardner was president of one of the world's most distinguished centers of higher learning - the nine-campus University of California - from 1983 to 1992. In this remarkably candid and lively memoir he provides an insider's account of what it was like for a very private, reflective man to live an extremely public life as leader of one of the most complex and controversial institutions in the country
 
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David P. Gardner American academic
Gardner, David P.
Gardner, David P. 1933-
Gardner, David P. (David Pierpont), 1933-
Pierpont Gardner, David 1933-
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