Collegial Professionalism : The Academy, Individualism, and the Common Good (American Council on education/ Oryx Press Series on Higher Education)

Collegial Professionalism : The Academy, Individualism, and the Common Good (American Council on education/ Oryx Press Series on Higher Education)

by John Beecher Bennett
     
 

John Bennett offers a provocative and tightly knit argument on ethics in higher education. He examines the current condition of faculty isolation and organizational fragmentation, which he believes has led to a penchant for insistent individualism at many institutions of higher learning. Bennett presents a philosophical model that reflects the academy in its

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John Bennett offers a provocative and tightly knit argument on ethics in higher education. He examines the current condition of faculty isolation and organizational fragmentation, which he believes has led to a penchant for insistent individualism at many institutions of higher learning. Bennett presents a philosophical model that reflects the academy in its current state, where the focus is on private interests and promotion, and then offers an engaging alternative.

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Bennett (vice-president of academic affairs, Quinnipiac College) examines the current condition of faculty isolation and organizational fragmentation, presents a philosophical model that reflects the academy in its current state, and offers an alternative. He advocates creating an environment of collegial professionalism to promote a sense of connectivity and dedication centering on the good of the institution. Describes key intellectual and moral virtues at the heart of this vision, and gives strategies for implementing it within the academy. For professionals in higher education. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573560931
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/04/2044
Series:
American Council on Education Oryx Press Series on Higher Education
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

JOHN B. BENNETT is University Scholar and Provost Emeritus at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut.

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