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From the Publisher"Everyone interested in education will applaud Young for callingthe academy to recognize the reasons for its existence.... Thisbook is highly recommended, not only for those who work in theacademy, but also for those who are eager that the academy stand byand exalt the values prized in higher education."
"No Neutral Ground will provoke some and bring praise from others.Written with passion and a personal sense of mission, this bookoffers something to everyone who cares about institutional valuesand ethical standards." —Richard T. Ingram, president, Associationof Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
"At a time when many critics of higher education lament theseparation of competence and conscience in collegiate education,Young's treatment on the values mission of higher education, is awelcome addition to the literature, a reminder that what we know isalways servant to what we believe." —E. Grady Bogue, professor,department of Educational Leadership at the University of Tennesseeand author of Leadership by Design
"No Neutral Ground should be read by everyone who thinks thatchange begins with programs or personnel. In fact, real changebegins with values, and Bob Young writes about the values of highereducation with clarity and passion." —Terry O'Banion, executivedirector, League for Innovation in the Community College