Keeping an Open Door: Passages in a University Presidency
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Beschreibung"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
PortraitKeith Brodie is President Emeritus and James B. Duke Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University. Leslie Banner served as Special Assistant for University Affairs during the Brodie presidency.
Pressestimmen"This is a marvellous and evocative memoir which I recommend highly to all who wish to understand more about the university presidency and the evolving challenges facing American higher education." - Harold T. Shapiro, President, Princeton University "Keeping An Open Door is a remarkable book reflecting a rich experience in university leadership. It shows clearly how leadership matters in achieving tolerant inclusive pluralism while maintaining high standards of excellence in research and education. The insights, candor, and integrity of this book provide much guidance for anyone seriously interested in the well being of our great research universities." - David A. Hamburg, President, Carnegie Corporation "Keith Brodie has used occasions such as greeting incoming classes or speaking to visiting headmasters to address issues of genuine importance, not only at Duke, not only in higher education, but also in the larger society." - Paul Hardin, former Chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill "This is a finely written, easily accessible, and reassuring book about the dilemmas of higher education. Keith Brodie honourably served both the institution which prospered under his leadership and the office of the presidency." - William M. Chace, President of Emory University
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1996
Seitenanzahl: 216 Seiten