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The Resource The price of excellence : universities in conflict during the Cold War era, Jacob Neusner and Noam M.M. Neusner

The price of excellence : universities in conflict during the Cold War era, Jacob Neusner and Noam M.M. Neusner

Label
The price of excellence : universities in conflict during the Cold War era
Title
The price of excellence
Title remainder
universities in conflict during the Cold War era
Statement of responsibility
Jacob Neusner and Noam M.M. Neusner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
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1932-2016
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Neusner, Jacob
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Neusner, Noam M. M.
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  • Higher education and state
  • Education
  • Cold War
Label
The price of excellence : universities in conflict during the Cold War era, Jacob Neusner and Noam M.M. Neusner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [242]-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. The loss of vocation -- The modern history of the American university: where it began -- The special, American excellence -- The cold war and higher education
  • Pt. 1. Intellectural arms for the twilight struggle -- The cold war and the academy -- Before the reform of secondary education -- The advent of scholarship on campus -- General education for a global vision -- The professional revolution among the professors -- Scholarship and higher education: the curriculum changes -- A new breed of student -- The sectarian and parochial institutions -- To be young was very heaven -- First flower of our wilderness: Harvard Class of 1954 -- Henry Fellow at Oxford University, Italy, Germany, Israel, England -- The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Columbia University -- Graduate studies -- The Kent Fellows of the National Council on Religion in Higher Education -- Academic snobbery -- The cold war and me
  • Pt. 2. Sputik! -- The golden decade -- The intellectual expansion. Area studies -- A meteoric career -- Move over, deans, provosts, president -- we're from the government, and we're here to solve your problems -- The challenge of mass education: teaching and research part company -- Professorial governance -- The Catholic, black, and women's colleges -- Vision problems and the new spectacles -- Getting fired (1) -- Publishing too much -- Getting fired (2) -- Not defrocked but unsuited -- Paradise -- Finally, a real job... -- ...in a real academic field
  • Pt. 3. Parrot's beak -- The campus calamity -- The golden decade ends -- The old order changes: generations move on -- Turning gold into lead -- The magaziner report -- The country turns against the academy -- Wall Street and Madison Avenue meet on campus -- Lost faith, lost trust -- A depression? Averted, but not forever -- Losing luster -- Leaving Dartmouth -- The ethnicization of learning -- The new egalitarianism on campus -- Teaching -- Scholarship -- Defender of the faith
  • Pt. 4. The great tradition dies -- The campus and the country part company -- "A commemcement speech you'll never hear" that the whole world heard -- The dumbing down of the universities -- Reagan's revenge -- Dead, white, male and proud of it -- Turning inward -- Falling behind -- The consumer is always right -- The other choice -- A career concludes, the ostracism commences -- Scholarship makes no difference here -- A time of troubles -- Getting fired -- again -- Restoring reason, renewing rationality -- It's the faculty, stupid!
Control code
32430099
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780826408532
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
95016482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1688361
Label
The price of excellence : universities in conflict during the Cold War era, Jacob Neusner and Noam M.M. Neusner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [242]-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. The loss of vocation -- The modern history of the American university: where it began -- The special, American excellence -- The cold war and higher education
  • Pt. 1. Intellectural arms for the twilight struggle -- The cold war and the academy -- Before the reform of secondary education -- The advent of scholarship on campus -- General education for a global vision -- The professional revolution among the professors -- Scholarship and higher education: the curriculum changes -- A new breed of student -- The sectarian and parochial institutions -- To be young was very heaven -- First flower of our wilderness: Harvard Class of 1954 -- Henry Fellow at Oxford University, Italy, Germany, Israel, England -- The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Columbia University -- Graduate studies -- The Kent Fellows of the National Council on Religion in Higher Education -- Academic snobbery -- The cold war and me
  • Pt. 2. Sputik! -- The golden decade -- The intellectual expansion. Area studies -- A meteoric career -- Move over, deans, provosts, president -- we're from the government, and we're here to solve your problems -- The challenge of mass education: teaching and research part company -- Professorial governance -- The Catholic, black, and women's colleges -- Vision problems and the new spectacles -- Getting fired (1) -- Publishing too much -- Getting fired (2) -- Not defrocked but unsuited -- Paradise -- Finally, a real job... -- ...in a real academic field
  • Pt. 3. Parrot's beak -- The campus calamity -- The golden decade ends -- The old order changes: generations move on -- Turning gold into lead -- The magaziner report -- The country turns against the academy -- Wall Street and Madison Avenue meet on campus -- Lost faith, lost trust -- A depression? Averted, but not forever -- Losing luster -- Leaving Dartmouth -- The ethnicization of learning -- The new egalitarianism on campus -- Teaching -- Scholarship -- Defender of the faith
  • Pt. 4. The great tradition dies -- The campus and the country part company -- "A commemcement speech you'll never hear" that the whole world heard -- The dumbing down of the universities -- Reagan's revenge -- Dead, white, male and proud of it -- Turning inward -- Falling behind -- The consumer is always right -- The other choice -- A career concludes, the ostracism commences -- Scholarship makes no difference here -- A time of troubles -- Getting fired -- again -- Restoring reason, renewing rationality -- It's the faculty, stupid!
Control code
32430099
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780826408532
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
95016482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1688361

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