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The Resource Big man on campus : a university president speaks out on higher education, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with Tansy Blumer

Big man on campus : a university president speaks out on higher education, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with Tansy Blumer

Label
Big man on campus : a university president speaks out on higher education
Title
Big man on campus
Title remainder
a university president speaks out on higher education
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with Tansy Blumer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A former president of George Washington University shares his insight into the challenges of running a university, in a guide for group leaders and parents of college students that calls for a greater prioritizing of the country's higher educational interests
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266086
Cataloging source
DLC
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Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel
Dewey number
378.73
Index
no index present
LC call number
LA228
LC item number
.T69 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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Blumer, Tansy
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True
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Education, Higher
Target audience
adult
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a university president speaks out on higher education
Label
Big man on campus : a university president speaks out on higher education, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with Tansy Blumer
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Publication
Contents
Enrollment is life -- Young enough to still do some damage -- Believe in the unproven -- To get things done, risk being wrong -- Don't make everybody mad at you at the same time -- No tired bureaucrats need apply -- The best four years of your life are the next four years of your life, forever -- Faculty engagements -- Schmoozing for dollars -- Seize the day -- Descartes goes into a bar and orders a martini -- The virtues of college athletics -- The bride is too beautiful -- You can't anticipate every crisis -- The benefits of being a 20th century man -- The ideal university? -- Perpetual institutions, mortal leaders
Control code
ocn173299408
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781416557197
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007039377
System control number
(OCoLC)173299408
Label
Big man on campus : a university president speaks out on higher education, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with Tansy Blumer
Publication
Contents
Enrollment is life -- Young enough to still do some damage -- Believe in the unproven -- To get things done, risk being wrong -- Don't make everybody mad at you at the same time -- No tired bureaucrats need apply -- The best four years of your life are the next four years of your life, forever -- Faculty engagements -- Schmoozing for dollars -- Seize the day -- Descartes goes into a bar and orders a martini -- The virtues of college athletics -- The bride is too beautiful -- You can't anticipate every crisis -- The benefits of being a 20th century man -- The ideal university? -- Perpetual institutions, mortal leaders
Control code
ocn173299408
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781416557197
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007039377
System control number
(OCoLC)173299408

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