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Titel: What Ever Happened to the Faculty?: Drift and Decision in Higher Education
Autor/en: Mary Burgan
Autor/en: Mary Burgan
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JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
1. Juli 2009 - kartoniert - 238 Seiten
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Surveys the deterioration of faculty influence in higher education. This book is suitable for administrators and faculty who are eager to change the tone and trajectory of contemporary higher education.
Mary Burgan is former General Secretary of the American Association of University Professors, a professor of English emerita at Indiana University-Bloomington, and author of Illness, Gender, and Writing: The Case of Katherine Mansfield, also published by Johns Hopkins.
Well written... The benefit of the book is its bringing together of key themes in the current debate and providing a spirited discussion. -- Philip G. Altbach Review of Higher Education 2007 Burgan has a gift for telling stories and offering reasonable arguments in an engaging, compelling way. -- Gary Rhoades Thought and Action 2007 Full of interesting anecdotes and personal experience. -- John E. R. Staddon Academic Questions 2007 An important book in understanding how the traditional rights and responsibilities of university faculty have been eroded... Burgan's wide experience makes her particularly effective in developing her argument. -- Susan Gushee O'Malley Radical Teacher 2008 Her extensive academic and administrative background informs this insightful examination of the declining faculty influence in campus affairs and, more broadly, higher education. -- W. Bede Mitchell College and Research Libraries 2008 Mary Burgan has provided us with a wake-up call about the responsibilities of the professoriate and has given us practical lessons for exercising those responsibilities. We would be wise to heed her advice. Academe 2009
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