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Higher Education for the Public Good Emerging Voices from a National Movement

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ISBN-10: 0787973823

ISBN-13: 9780787973827

Edition: 2005

Authors: Adrianna Kezar, Anthony C. Chambers, John C. Burkhardt

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This important book explores the various ways that higher education contributes to the realization of significant public ends and examines how leaders can promote and enhance their contribution to the social charter through new policies and best practices. It also shows how other sectors of society, government agencies, foundations, and individuals can partner with institutions of higher education to promote the public good. Higher Education for the Public Good includes contributions from leaders in the field_many of whom participated in dialogues hosted by the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good. These leaders are responsible for creating successful strategies, programs,…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/22/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.43" long x 1.39" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The special role of higher education in society : as a public good for the public good
Challenges for higher education in serving the public good
Creating a metamovement : a vision toward regaining the public social charter
State governance and the public good
Listening to the public : a new agenda for higher education?
Trusteeship and the public good
The public good and a racially diverse democracy
Liberal education and the civic engagement gap
The disciplines and the public good
Scholarship for the public good : living in Pasteur's quadrant
Integrating a commitment to the public good into the institutional fabric
Rethinking faculty roles and rewards for the public good
Institutional differences in pursuing the public good
Leading the engaged institution
Preparing doctoral students for faculty careers that contribute to the public good
Let us speak : including students' voices in the public good of higher education
Presidential leadership for the public good
Creating dialogue : a new charter and vision of the public good
Pondering the social charter : critical reflection for leaders