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  • The Humanities and the Understanding of Realityby Thomas B. Stroup

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In their concern with the perennial controversy between the two great areas in which men seek knowledge, three eminent literary scholars and a distinguished journalist in these essays address themselves to the question, "Do the humanities provide a form of understanding of reality that the sciences do not?" Monroe C. Beardsley maintains that the... more...

  • The History and Practice of College Healthby H. Spencer Turner; Janet L. Hurley

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    This volume is the first definitive reference and textbook in the one-hundred-fifty year history of college health. Written for professionals and for those working in student services and higher education administration, it covers the history of college health, administrative matters including financing and accreditation, and clinical issues such... more...

  • The Little White Schoolhouseby Ellis F. Hartford

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 18.00

    Few institutions have been held in such fond regard and recalled in such nostalgic terms as the little red schoolhouse. It ranks with the old oaken bucket, the little brown church in the vale, and the pictures of the old home place that millions of people have carried in that "inward eye" mentioned by Wordsworth on that long-past spring day. But the... more...

  • Albert D. Kirwanby Frank F. Mathias

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The name Albert Kirwan is inextricably bound with the University of Kentucky -- in sports, scholarship, and administration. His skills and interests were so many and varied that his accomplishments in one area could not long satisfy his restless nature; he captained and later coached the U.K. Wildcats, took degrees in law and history, wrote or edited... more...

  • Education for Tragedyby Kenneth D. Benne

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    A distinguished educator and social critic here considers the demands put upon democratic and progressive policies in education, which remains, he believes, man's strongest hope for creating new bases for human values in an age of change and cultural crisis. The importance of human worth and individual advancement, within communities and varied age... more...

  • Keeping the University Free and Growingby Herman Lee Donovan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    During the fifteen years of Herman L. Donovan's presidency (1941-56), the University of Kentucky entered a new era of maturity as an educational institution. The period was characterized by many administrative crises, such as those arising from the flood of veteran students following World War II, the rapidly rising costs of maintenance and expansion,... more...

  • The Gates Open Slowlyby Frank L. McVey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Education in Kentucky has developed slowly, and even now the state ranks low in the nation in providing public funds for the development of its human resources. In this book the author, who was president of the University of Kentucky from 1917 to 1940, traces the tortuous path of education in the state from the pioneer log schoolhouse to the modern... more...

  • The University in the American Futureby Thomas B. Stroup

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In these four notable essays based on Centennial lectures, four eminent scholars analyze the tensions affecting university education today and the forces which will shape the American university of the future. Kenneth D. Benne, director of the Human Relations Center of Boston University, describes the fragmentation which has come to characterize... more...

  • Transylvaniaby Jr. John D. Wright

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Chartered in 1780, Transylvania University played a significant role as an educational pioneer in the developing trans-Allegheny West and served as its first institution of higher education. Strategically located in the growing city of Lexington, Kentucky, the university established schools of law and medicine at a time when there were few such educational... more...

  • A College For Appalachiaby P. David Searles

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    Alice Spencer Geddes Lloyd was a New England woman with a mission in life. In 1916 she settled on Caney Creek in Eastern Kentucky, determined to bring higher education to this remote corner of Appalachia. The school she founded, now Alice Lloyd College, continues to serve the area and its people and to stand as a tribute to Lloyd's remarkable energy,... more...