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Sinopsis: During the 1980s, many of America’s most respected colleges and universities suffered financial crises, athletic scandals, a troubling upsurge of racial conflict, and the divisiveness of political correctness “wars.” Yet Duke University not only avoided these dangers but changed dramatically from a very good regional university to one of the nation’s top research institutions. Its undergraduate campus was hailed as a “hot college”; its Blue Devils basketball team was pronounced a model for student athletes; its graduate and professional schools gained new national prominence; and its scholars were quoted frequently in the popular press on both sides of the political correctness debates.
In Keeping an Open Door, Duke chancellor (1982-1985) and president (1985-1993) Keith Brodie and coauthor Leslie Banner recount what it was like to lead Duke during an era of change for research universities across the country: how Brodie reached some of his most controversial decisions, including the “Black Faculty Initiative”; his strategy for precluding abuse in Division I athletics at Duke; how his training as a psychiatrist shaped his leadership style and influenced how he dealt with trustees, deans, faculty, and students; and the avenues of power still open to today’s university presidents. The history and feeling of life on the Duke campus during the Brodie era are vividly evoked in photographs and key speeches introduced by the former president’s personal recollections.
Keeping an Open Door provides an insider’s view of issues critical to modern research universities and will interest anyone concerned with the history and future of higher education.
From the Back Cover: "This is a finely written, easily accessible, and reassuring book about the dilemmas of higher education. Keith Brodie honorably served both the institution which prospered under his leadership and the office of the presidency."--William M. Chace, President of Emory University
Título: Keeping An Open Door: Passages in a ...
Editorial: Duke University Press Books
Año de publicación: 1996
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción Duke University Press Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Nº de ref. de la librería 2808382396
Descripción Duke University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Light shelving wear with minimal damage to cover and bindings. Pages show minor use. Nº de ref. de la librería G0822318628I3N00
Descripción Duke University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Nº de ref. de la librería G0822318628I3N00
Descripción Duke University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Nº de ref. de la librería G0822318628I5N10
Descripción Duke University Press, Many, 1996. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. Illustrated Ilustrador. X-Library with normal flaws for reference only.The hard cover and the jacket has light shelf wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Back. Nº de ref. de la librería BI 04219
Descripción Duke University Press Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 0822318628 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Nº de ref. de la librería Z0822318628Z2
Descripción Duke University Press Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. 0822318628 Earthlight Books, Independent in Walla Walla, Washington for 40+ Years! Clean text. Good to Very Good except for being an ex-library copy. Light wear to corners and edges. Contains academic library markings. May have sticker residue on covers or other minor blemishes. Inquire for additional details. Satisfaction guaranteed! May be signed by previous owner or have light pencil notation to FFEP. Nº de ref. de la librería SKU12130347
Descripción Duke University Press Books, 1996. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0822318628
Descripción Duke University Press, Durham and London, 1996. hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. Hardcover volume in dust-jacket with creased and worn edges. Superficial marks and scores on rear of jacket. Contents are in excellent condition, with sound binding, clean pages and clear text. TH. Used. Nº de ref. de la librería 263455
Descripción Duke University Press Books, 1996. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0822318628