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Universities and Their Leadership
     

Universities and Their Leadership

by William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro
 

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ISBN-10: 0691059217

ISBN-13: 9780691059211

Pub. Date: 03/02/1998

Publisher: Princeton University Press

"The major essays are thought-provoking and quite informative, as they capture current thinking on significant issues within universities today. . . .A very useful resource. . .by distinguished and lively contributors."—H. Keith H. Brodie, M.D., President Emeritus, Duke University

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"The major essays are thought-provoking and quite informative, as they capture current thinking on significant issues within universities today. . . .A very useful resource. . .by distinguished and lively contributors."—H. Keith H. Brodie, M.D., President Emeritus, Duke University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691059211
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
03/02/1998
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.43(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Contributors xi

THE UNIVERSITY OVERALL

The University and Its Critics, Frank H. T. Rhodes 3

On the Accountability of Higher Education in the United States, Martin Trow 15

THE PRESIDENCY

University Presidents - Then and Now, Harold T. Shapiro 65

On the History of Giants, Hanna H. Gray 101

THE FACULTY

A Neglected Topic: Professional Conduct of College and University Teachers, Henry Rosovsky with Inge-Lise Ameer 119

How Can Universities Teach Professional Ethics? Amy Gutmann 157

Unity or Fragmentation, Convergence or Diversity: The Academic Profession in Comparative Perspectice in the Era of Mass Higher Education, Oliver Fulton 173

THE PLANNING AND OVERSIGHT OF SCIENCE

A Time for Audacity: What the Past Has to Teach the Present about Science and the Federal Government, Daniel J. Kevles 199

New Policies for New Times, Frank Press 241

On the Future of America's Scientific Enterprise, Maxine Singer 251

Index 259

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