100 semesters : my adventures as student, professor, and university president, and what I learned along the way (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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100 semesters : my adventures as student, professor, and university president, and what I learned along the way

Author: William M Chace
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In One Hundred Semesters, William Chace mixes incisive analysis with memoir to create an illuminating picture of the evolution of American higher education over the past half century. Chace follows his own journey from undergraduate education at Haverford College to teaching at Stillman, a traditionally African-American college in Alabama, in the 1960s, to his days as a professor at Stanford and his appointment as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Named Person: William M Chace; William M Chace
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William M Chace
ISBN: 0691127255 9780691127255
OCLC Number: 62896448
Description: viii, 354 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: I knew exactly what I was doing --
Haverford: the guilty reminder --
And all will be well --
The readiness is all --
Berkeley: thoroughly unready --
The discipline of literature --
A new kind of proletariat --
Going south --
Reading in jail --
Poetry and politics --
The storehouse of knowledge --
Unfolding the origami of teaching --
Tenure and its discontents --
Tenure tested --
Teaching and its discontents --
The English department in disarray --
Why join the administration? --
Exchanging reflection for action --
Diversity university --
Marching to a different drummer --
The puzzle of leadership --
Looking at success; looking at failure --
Learning and then leaving --
A school with aspirations --
Being a proprietor --
Real power and imaginary power --
"A king of infinite space."
Other Titles: One hundred semesters
Responsibility: William M. Chace.
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Brings together an analysis and a memoir to create a picture of the evolution of American higher education. The author follows his own journey from undergraduate education in the 1960s, to his days  Read more...

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