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  • The World According to Coleenby Coleen Grissom

    Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    In a collection of musings that is as much historical record and a memoir, Coleen Grissom provides a unique view of life on and off an American university campus. As an administrator and faculty member at Trinity University in San Antonio for over five decades, Grissom has seen the feminist movement take hold, the sexual revolution take off, and the... more...

  • Dissent in the Heartlandby Mary Ann Wynkoop

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 11.95

    "More than other local histories of campus activism during this period, Dissent in the Heartland introduces national themes and events, and successfully places Indiana University into that context. The research in primary sources, including FBI files, along with numerous interviews, is superior, and... more...

  • Does Government Need to be Involved in Primary and Secondary Educationby Michael T. Peddle

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    This book is an investigation of some of the policy issues related to the government's role in the reform of primary and secondary education in the United States. more...

  • Great Books, Honors Programs, and Hidden Originsby William Haarlow

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Women's Movement and the Politics of Change at a Women's Collegeby David A. Greene

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    This study analyzes how Jill Ker Conway, first woman president of Smith College, implemented programmatic initiatives and changes to Smith's institutional culture that fit with her vision for higher education. more...

  • An American Insurrectionby William Doyle

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 18.00

    In 1961, a black veteran named James Meredith applied for admission to the University of Mississippi ? and launched a legal revolt against white supremacy in the most segregated state in America. Meredith?s challenge ultimately triggered what Time magazine called ?the gravest conflict between federal and state authority since the Civil War,? a crisis... more...

  • The New Accountabilityby Martin Carnoy; Richard Elmore; Leslie Siskin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    "Standard-based accountability" has become a consistent buzzword emanating from the mouths of hopeful politicians-liberal and conservative-for almost twenty years. But does accountability work? The New Accountability explores the current wave of assessment-based school accountability reforms, which combine two traditions in American education-public... more...

  • Making Harvard Modernby Morton Keller; Phyllis Keller

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 22.99

    Early twentieth-century Harvard was the country's oldest and richest university, but not necessarily its outstanding one. By the century's end, it was widely regarded as the nation's, and the world's, leading institution of higher education. With verve, humor, and insight, Morton and Phyllis Keller tell the story of that rise: a tale of compelling... more...

  • The Pursuit of Knowledgeby Richard C. Atkinson; Patricia A. Pelfrey

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    Richard C. Atkinson?s eight-year tenure as president of the University of California (1995?2003) reflected the major issues facing California itself: the state?s emergence as the world?s leading knowledge-based economy and the rapidly expanding size and diversity of its population. As this selection of President Atkinson?s speeches and papers reveals,... more...

  • University of Minnesota, 1945-2000by Stanford Lehmberg; Ann M. Pflaum

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    The University of Minnesota is unique for its combination of land grant mission and research focus, urban and rural campuses, the size of its student body, and the breadth of its programs, from agricultural extension through organ transplants. This history of the University?s past fifty years is a narrative account of the challenges and triumphs that... more...