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  • Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After Collegeby George S. McClellan; Jill Parker

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00

    Undergraduate students come to college from a myriad of pathways for a variety of purposes, and the same can be said of them as they leave to head off into their next endeavors. Arguably, the most important goal of higher education is to prepare students to achieve their postcollege aspirations, and campuses typically pursue that goal through a combination... 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...

  • 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...

  • The University of Louisvilleby Dwayne D. Cox; William J. Morison

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Dwayne Cox and William Morison trace the twists and turns of the University of Louisville's two hundred year journey from provincial academy to national powerhouse. From the 1798 charter that established Jefferson Seminary to the 1998 opening of Papa John Stadium, Cox and Morison reveal the unique and fascinating history of the university's evolution.... more...

  • The University of Kentuckyby Carl B. Cone

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    When the University of Kentucky was begun in 1865, it was merely an adjunct of a denominational college in Lexington. From that humble beginning has come a proud institution with an enrollment of 56,000 and with students, faculty, and facilities spread across a landscape extending to the boundaries of the Commonwealth. The University's graduates now... more...

  • A History of Eastern Kentucky Universityby William E. Ellis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in Richmond, Kentucky, celebrated its centennial in 2006. EKU has had a colorful history, from the political quandaries surrounding the inception of its predecessor institutions to its financial difficulties during the Depression to its maturing as a leading regional university. Reflecting on the social, economic,... more...

  • Western Kentucky Universityby Lowell H. Harrison

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Most Hilltoppers believe that Western Kentucky University is unique. They take pride in its lovely campus, its friendly spirit, the loyalty of its alumni, and its academic and athletic achievements. But Western's development also illustrates a major trend in American higher education during the past century. Scores of other institutions have followed... 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...

  • Harvard Rulesby Richard Bradley

    HarperCollins 2005; US$ 10.99

    It is the richest, most influential, most powerful university in the world, but at the beginning of 2001, Harvard was in crisis. Students complained that a Harvard education had grown mediocre. Professors charged that the university cared more about money than about learning. And everyone worried that Harvard's outgoing president, Neil Rudenstine,... more...

  • The Self-Monitoring Primary Schoolby Cyril Poster; Pearl White

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    This book is a practical guide to help primary school staff initiate, or further develop monitoring procedures for both the school curriculum and management. It shows how all members of staff can be involved in monitoring so that it becomes an integral feature of school development and improvement. Specific areas focused on include: * developing... more...