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Emergence of the American University

by Lawrence Veysey

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  • ISBN: 9780226854564
  • ISBN10: 0226854566

Emergence of the American University

by Lawrence Veysey

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 06/01/1965
  • ISBN: 9780226854564
  • ISBN10: 0226854566
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Description: Introduction: The Rise of Academic Reform Part One: Rival Conceptions of the Higher Learning, 1865-1910 1. Discipline and Piety The Psychology of the Mental Faculties The Orthodox View of God and Man The College as a Disciplinary Citadel Pious Opposition to Intellectual License Defeat 2. Utility Aims, Institutions, and Departments The Concept of "Real Life" A Broad and Lofty Spirit of Reform Two Versions of Utility: Cornell's and Harvard's The Growth of Regional Contrasts "Social Efficiency" as a Yardstick of Value Utility at Flood Tide 3. Research Pure Science The Lure of the German University The Investigative Temper Styles of Scientific Faith The Promotion of Institutionalized Research Bench Marks of an Advancing Scientism 4. Liberal Culture A Minority of Dissidents Definitions of "Culture" In Pursuit of the Well-Rounded Man Religion, Inspiration, and Intellect Culture and American Society Gifted Tongues: The Humanities in the Classroom Liberal Culture and Academic Leadership A Season of Reassessment, 1908-1910 Part Two - The Price of Structure, 1890-1910 5. The Pattern of the New University The Academic Boom of the Early Nineties The Mind of the Undergraduate The Gulf between Students and Faculty The Rise of Administration Careers, Satrapies, and Academic Empires: The Competition for Prestige Sources of Cohesion Symptoms of Crystallization 6. The Tendency to Blend and Reconcile The Growing Merger of Ideals Business Models for Educational Enterprise The Academic Standards of the New Age Varieties of the "New" Administrator 7. The Problem of the Unreconciled Academic Freedom: The Hope and the Stalemate Responses to Genius and Creative Eccentricity The Jeremiad of the Idealists Conclusion: The University as an American Institution Reference Material Chronology of Principal University Administrations Bibliographical Note Manuscript Collections Abbreviations of Serial Publications Index
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