Higher ground : ethics and leadership in the modern university / Nannerl O. Keohane.

"Nannerl O. Keohane, a political theorist who served as president of Wellesley College and Duke University, has firsthand knowledge of the challenges facing modern universities: rising costs, the temptations of "corporatization," consumerist students, nomadic faculty members, and a be...

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Main Author: Keohane, Nannerl O., 1940-
Format: Book
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Table of Contents:
  • 1: Articles and speeches
  • Collaboration and leadership: are they in conflict?
  • The university in the twenty-first century
  • The mission of the research university
  • Pro bono publico: institutional leadership and the public good
  • Moral education in the modern university
  • More power to the president?
  • The American campus: from colonial seminary to global multiversity
  • ACE address: the Atwell lecture
  • The liberal arts and the role of élite higher education
  • "You say you want a revolution?" well--
  • When should a college president use the bully pulpit?
  • Are we there yet?
  • 2: Duke University addresses
  • Opening convocation address
  • Inaugural address
  • The university of the future
  • Address to the faculty
  • Threats to academic freedom
  • Founders' Day address.