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American Higher Education Transformed 1940 2005

Author : Wilson Smith
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Wilson Smith and Thomas Bender have assembled an essential reference for policymakers, administrators, and all those interested in the history and sociology of higher education.

American Higher Education Transformed 1940 2005

Author : Wilson Smith
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Part IV. Graduate Studies Introduction Graduate surveys and prospects 1. Bernard Berelson, Graduate Education in the United States, 1960 2. Allan M. Cartter, "The Supply of and Demand for College Teachers," 1966 3. Horace W. Magoun, "The Cartter Report on Quality," 1966 4. William Bowen and Julie Ann Sosa, Prospect for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences, 1989 5. Denise K. Magner, "Decline in Doctorates Earned by Black and White Men Persists," 1989 Improving the Status of Academic Women 6. AHA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession, (the Rose Report), 1970 Consequences of Democratization 7. Lynn Hunt, "Democratization and Decline?" 1997 Rethinking the Ph.D. 8. Louis Menand, "How to Make a Ph.D. Matter," 1996 9. Robert Weisbuch, "Six Proposals to Revive the Humanities," 1999 10. AAU Report on Graduate Education, 1998 Future Faculty 11. James Duderstadt, "Preparing Future Faculty for Future Universities," 2001 Part V. Disciplines and Interdiscplinarity Introduction The Work of Disciplines 1. Thomas Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 1962 2. Peter Galison, How Experiments End, 1987 3. Carl E. Schorske, "The New Rigorism in the 1940s and 1950s," 1997 4. David A. Hollinger, "The Disciplines and the Identity Debates," 1997 Area Studies 5. William Nelson Fenton, Area Studies in American Universities, 1947 Black Studies 6. Martin Kilson, "Reflections on Structure and Content in Black Studies," 1973 7. Manning Marable, "We Need New and Critical Study of Race and Ethnicity," 2000 Women's Studies 8. Nancy F. Cott, "The Women's Studies Program: Yale University," 1984 9. Florence Howe, Myths of Coeducation, 1984 10. Ellen Dubois, et. al., Feminist Scholarship, 1985 11. Lynn v. Regents of the University of California, 1981 Interdisciplinarity 12. SSRC, "Negotiating a Passage Between Disciplinary Boundaries," 2000 13. Marian Cleeves Diamond, "A New Alliance for Science Curriculum," 1983 14. Margery Garber, Academic Instincts, 2001 Part VI. Academic Profession Introduction The Intellectual Migration 1. Laura Fermi, Illustrious Immigrants, 1971 At Work in the Academy 2. Jack Hexter, "The Historian and His Day," 1961 3. Steven Weinberg, "Reflections of a Working Scientist," 1974 4. David W. Wolfe [on Carl Woese], Tales from the Underground, 2001 5. Adrienne Rich, "Taking Women Students Seriously," 1979 6. Carolyn Heilbrun, "The Politics of Mind," 1988 7. Lani Guinier, "Becoming Gentlemen," 1994 Working in Universities/Working in Business 8. Judith Glazer-Raymo, "Academia's Equality Myth," 2001 9. Michael McPherson and Gordon Winston, "The Economics of Academic Tenure," 1983 10. American Historical Association, "Who is Teaching in U.S. College Classrooms?" 2000 and "Breakthrough for Part-Timers," 2005 11. Lotte Bailyn, Breaking the Mold, 1993 Teachers as Labor and Management 12. NLRB v. Yeshiva University, 1980 13. Brown University, 342 National Labor Relations Board, 2004 Protocols and Ethics 14. Edward Shils, "The Academic Ethic," 1982 15. Donald Kennedy, Academic Duty, 1997 16. Neil Smelser, Effective Committee Service, 1993 17. Ernest Boyer, Scholarship Reconsidered, 1990 18. Burton R. Clark, "Small Worlds, Different Worlds," 1997 19. James F. Carlin, "Restoring Sanity to an Academic World Gone Mad," 1999 Part VII. Conflicts on And Beyond Campus Introduction What Should the University Do? 1. Students for a Democratic Society, "The Port Huron Statement," 1964 2. Diana Trilling, "The Other Night at Columbia," 1962 Campus Free Speech 3. Goldberg v. Regents of the University of California, 1967 A Learning Community 4. Paul Goodman, The Community of Scholars, 1962 5. Charles Muscatine, Education at Berkeley, 1966 6. Mario Savio, "The Uncertain Future of the Multiversity," 1966 The Franklin Affair 7. John Howard and H. Bruce Franklin, Who Should Run the Universities, 1969 8. H. Bruce Franklin, Back Where You Came From, 1975 9. Franklin v. Leland Stanford University, 1985 10. Donald Kennedy, Academic Duty, 1997 Inquiries 11. Archibald Cox, et al., Crisis at Columbia, 1968 12. William Scranton, et al., Report of the President's Commission on Campus Unrest, 1970 Academic Commitment in Crisis Times 13. Sheldon Wolin, "Remembering Berkeley," 1964 14. Kenneth Bancroft Clark, "Intelligence, the University, and Society," 1967 15. Richard Hofstadter, Commencement Address, 1968 16. William Bouwsma, "On the Relevance of Paideia," 1970 17. John Bunzel, "Six New Threats to the Academy,"

Curriculum Accreditation And Coming Of Age In Higher Education

Author : Roger L. Geiger
ISBN : 9781412815260
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This latest volume in Roger Geiger's distinguished series on the history of higher education begins with a rare glimpse into the minds of mid-nineteenth century collegians. Timothy J. Williams mines the diaries of students at the University of North Carolina to unearth a not unexpected preoccupation with sex, but also a complex psychological context for those feelings. Marc A. VanOverbeke continues the topic in an essay shedding new light on a fundamental change ushering in the university era: the transition from high schools to college. The secularization of the curriculum is a fundamental feature of the emergence of the modern university. Katherine V. Sedgwick explores a distinctive manifestation by questioning why the curriculum of Bryn Mawr College did not refl ect the religious intentions of its Quaker founder and trustees. Secularization is examined more broadly by W. Bruce Leslie, who shows how denominational faith ceded its ascendancy to "Pan-Protestantism." Where does the record of contemporary events end and the study of history begin? A new collection of documents from World War II to the present invites Roger Geiger's refl ection on this question, as well as consideration of the most signifi cant trends of the postwar era. Educators chafi ng under current attacks on higher education may take solace or dismay from the essay "Shaping a Century of Criticism" in which Katherine Reynolds Chaddock and James M. Wallace explore H. L. Mencken's writings, which address enduring issues and debates on the meaning and means of American higher education.

American Higher Education In The Postwar Era 1945 1970

Author : Roger L. Geiger
ISBN : 9781351597722
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After World War II, returning veterans with GI Bill benefits ushered in an era of unprecedented growth that fundamentally altered the meaning, purpose, and structure of higher education. This volume explores the multifaceted and tumultuous transformation of American higher education that occurred between 1945 and 1970, while examining the changes in institutional forms, curricula, clientele, faculty, and governance. A wide range of well-known contributors cover topics such as the first public university to explicitly serve an urban population, the creation of modern day honors programs, how teachers’ colleges were repurposed as state colleges, the origins of faculty unionism and collective bargaining, and the dramatic student protests that forever changed higher education. This engaging text explores a critical moment in the history of higher education, signaling a shift in the meaning of a college education, the concept of who should and who could obtain access to college, and what should be taught.

To Promote The General Welfare

Author : Steven Conn
ISBN : 9780199986743
Genre : History
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Americans love to hate their government, and a long tradition of anti-government suspicion reaches back to debates among the founders of the nation. But the election of Barack Obama has created a backlash rivaled only by the anti-government hysteria that preceded the Civil War. Lost in all the Tea Party rage and rhetoric is this simple fact: the federal government plays a central role in making our society function, and it always has. Edited by Steven Conn and written by some of America's leading scholars, the essays in To Promote the General Welfare explore the many ways government programs have improved the quality of life in America. The essays cover everything from education, communication, and transportation to arts and culture, housing, finance, and public health. They explore how and why government programs originated, how they have worked and changed--and been challenged--since their inception, and why many of them are important to preserve. The book shows how the WPA provided vital, in some cases career-saving, assistance to artists and writers like Jackson Pollock, Dorothea Lange, Richard Wright, John Cheever, and scores of others; how millions of students from diverse backgrounds have benefited and continue to benefit from the G.I. Bill, Fulbright scholarships, and federally insured student loans; and how the federal government created an Interstate highway system unparalleled in the world, linking the entire nation. These are just a few examples of highly successful programs the book celebrates--and that anti-government critics typically ignore. For anyone wishing to explore the flip side of today's vehement attacks on American government, To Promote the General Welfare is the best place to start.

Reawakening The Public Research University

Author : Renée Beville Flower
ISBN : 9780615970134
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A core institution in the human endeavor—the public research university—is in transition. As U.S. public universities adapt to a multi-decadal decline in public funding, they risk losing their essential character as a generator, evaluator, and archivist of ideas and as a wellspring of tomorrow’s intellectual, economic, and political leaders. This book explores the core interdependent and coevolving structures of the research university: its physical domain (buildings, libraries, classrooms), administration (governance and funding), and intellectual structures (curricula and degree programs). It searches the U.S. history of the public research university to identify its essential qualities, and generates recommendations that identify the crucial roles of university administration, state government and federal government.

Higher Education Handbook Of Theory And Research

Author : John C. Smart
ISBN : 9789400729506
Genre : Education
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Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor, and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic. The Handbook focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world.

In Defense Of American Higher Education

Author : Philip G. Altbach
ISBN : 0801866553
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"A confident overview of the current condition of today's universities. Researchers, policymakers, and graduate students will appreciate the opportunity to react to some of the best minds in the field of higher education as they examine the state of the American university and predict its future direction." -- Peabody Journal of Education

A Theory Of Parties And Electoral Systems

Author : Richard S. Katz
ISBN : 9781421403212
Genre : Political Science
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A standard in the field of political theory and thought, The Theory of Parties and the Electoral System contributes to a better understanding of parliamentary party structures and demonstrates the wide utility of the rationalistic approach for explaining behavior derived from the self-interest of political actors.

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author : Clarence L. Mohr
ISBN : 9780807877852
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Offering a broad, up-to-date reference to the long history and cultural legacy of education in the American South, this timely volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture surveys educational developments, practices, institutions, and politics from the colonial era to the present. With over 130 articles, this book covers key topics in education, including academic freedom; the effects of urbanization on segregation, desegregation, and resegregation; African American and women's education; and illiteracy. These entries, as well as articles on prominent educators, such as Booker T. Washington and C. Vann Woodward, and major southern universities, colleges, and trade schools, provide an essential context for understanding the debates and battles that remain deeply imbedded in southern education. Framed by Clarence Mohr's historically rich introductory overview, the essays in this volume comprise a greatly expanded and thoroughly updated survey of the shifting southern education landscape and its development over the span of four centuries.

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