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American higher education transformed, 1940-2005 : documenting the national discourse

Author: Wilson Smith; Thomas Bender
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson Smith; Thomas Bender
ISBN: 0801895855 9780801895852
OCLC Number: 1058902938
Language Note: English.
Notes: Retrospect and Prospect.
Description: 1 online resource (542 pages)
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. The Terrain; Context; The Harvard Report on General Education; 1. General Education in a Free Society, 1945; Science; 2. Science, the Endless Frontier, 1945; 3. ''Introduction, '' Science, the Endless Frontier, 1960; 4. ''The Academic Scientist, 1940-1960,'' 1960; 5. ''Limiting Science, '' 1978; Faith and Modernity; 6. God and Man at Yale, 1951; 7. American Catholics and the Intellectual Life, 1956; The Newman Report; 8. Report on Higher Education, 1971; The Humanities; 9. The Last Decade, 1974. 10. ""The Social Meaning of the Humanities, '' 198011. ''Change in the Humanities, '' 1997; The Multiversity; 12. The Uses of the University, 1964; 13. The Ideal of the University, 1969; Connecting; 14. Convocation Address, '' 1976; 15. Community of Learning, 1992; Primacy of American Higher Education; 16. ''Our Universities Are the World's Best, '' 1987; 17. Pursuing the Endless Frontier, 2005; Horizons; 18. The New Production of Knowledge, 1994; 19. The University in Ruins, 1996; 20. The University of Phoenix, Inc., 1999; 21. Higher Ed, Inc., 2001; 22. ''Liberal Arts for All, '' 2001. 23. Medicine and Education ... Can We Live Forever? 2000Part II. Expanding and Reshaping; Context; Truman Commission Report; 1. Higher Education for American Democracy, 1947; The Challenge of Expansion; 2. ''Just Ahead ... Berkeley's Greatest Permanent Growth, '' 1955; 3. ''Education for All Is Education for None, '' 1955; 4. Excellence: Can We Be Equal and Excellent Too? 1961; The Origin of Admissions Testing; 5. My Several Lives, 1970; California's Master Plan; 6. A Master Plan for Higher Education in California, 1960; Community Colleges; 7. ''Community Colleges, '' 1968. 8. ''Stewards of Opportunity, '' 19979. ''Redefining 'Open Access, ' '' 2003; Diversification of Higher Education: Women; 10. Women Scientists, 1940-1972, 1995; 11. ''Women in the American University, '' 1941; 12. ''Preface, '' Toward a Balanced Curriculum, 1984; 13. ''Women's Place, '' 1978; 14. ""Women Drop Back In, "" 1973; 15. ''Princeton's Women, '' 1977; Diversification of Higher Education: African Americans; 16. Three Years in Mississippi, 1966; 17. ''The Negro College and Its Community, '' 1971; 18. ''The Black College-Its Struggle for Survival and Success, '' 1978. 19. Afro-American Studies: A Report to the Ford Foundation, 198520. The Shape of the River, 1998; Diversification of Higher Education: Latino Americans; 21. El Plan de Santa Barbara: A Chicano Plan for Higher Education, 1969; 22. ''Meritocracy (Un)Challenged, '' 1993; 23. ''The Challenges Facing Spanish Departments, '' 2005; Open Admissions; 24. ''Open Admissions, '' 1972; 25. City on a Hill, 1994; 26. CUNY: An Institution Adrift, 1999; Lifelong Learning; 27. ''Lifelong Learning, '' 1979; The Soul of the University; 28. ''The Soul of the University, '' 2000; Part III. Liberal Arts; Context.
Responsibility: edited by Wilson Smith and Thomas Bender.

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