Syracuse University: The Corbally and Eggers Years, 1969-1991

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The legacy of William Tolley cuts a wide swath in the history of both Syracuse University and the community. He was one of several 'giant', to borrow Clark Kerr's phrase, who made significant changes to the landscape of higher education.
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Overview

The legacy of William Tolley cuts a wide swath in the history of both Syracuse University and the community. He was one of several 'giant', to borrow Clark Kerr's phrase, who made significant changes to the landscape of higher education.
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Fifth in a series of volumes on the history of Syracuse University, this work focuses on the administrations of John E. Corbally (1969-71) and Melvin A. Eggers (1971-91). Drawing on some 100 personal interviews, it shows how Eggers stewarded the university through its economic crisis to establish it as one of the leading institutions in the country. It also examines how Corbally came into office during a national student revolt and the black power and civil rights movements to face a series of crises, only to resign two years later. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815605492
  • Publisher: Syracuse University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 6.52 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 1.03 (d)

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