Contains the keyword Academic freedom--United States
Until very recently, American universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectaul production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin Ginsberg wars in this eye-opening, controversial book, 'deanlets'--administrators and staffers often without serious academic backgrounds or experience--are setting the educational agenda."
"In an informative and thoughtful book, Schrecker warns of an impending loss of the values and historic purposes of the American university. At once a grim forecast and a rallying cry to all those who consider universities to be critical for the survival of democracy." Joan W. Scott, Harold F. Linder Professor at the School of Social Science in the Institute for Advanced Study