Dr. Perkins' lectures analyze and prescribe the role of the modem university in relation to its faculty and students, to the growth, transmission, and application of knowledge, and to society at large. This persuasive and seminal work will have far-reaching influence on American education.
Originally published in 1966.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Foreword, pg. v
- Preface, pg. vii
- Contents, pg. ix
- I. The Dynamics of University Growth, pg. 1
- II. The Search for Internal Coherence, pg. 29
- III. From Autonomy to Systems, pg. 61