ERIC Number: ED263799
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Contemporary Issues in Higher Education. Self-Regulation and the Ethical Roles of the Academy.
Bennett, John B., Ed.; Peltason, J. W., Ed.
Self-regulation within higher education is discussed in 10 chapters. Topics include: self-regulation and institutional relations, academic inquiry and integrity, the American Council on Education's Office on Self-Regulation Initiatives, the relationship between the public and private educational sectors, equity and quality issues, and the accreditation process. Titles and authors are as follows: "Self-Regulation within Postsecondary Education" (John B. Bennett, Elaine H. El-Khawas, Robert M. O'Neil); "'Thy Firmness Makes My Circle Just': Professional Schools in the University" (Timothy S. Healy); "Institutional Advancement and Funding" (Frank H. T. Rhodes); "Equity and Quality in College Education: An Essential American Priority" (Robert H. McCabe); "The Politics of Accreditation and the Role of COPA (Council on Postsecondary Accreditation) in Self-Regulation" (C. Grier Davis, Jr., Robert H. Strotz); "Intercollegiate Athletics" (Derek Bok); "The Nature and Integrity of the Undergraduate Degree" (Jerry W. Miller); "Potential Conflict of Interest Issues in Relationships between Academia and Industry" (Elisabeth A. Zinser); "Self-Regulation of the Use of Human and Animal Subjects in Academic Inquiry" (Karl J. Hittelman, Erica J. Heath); and "The Role of the Academy in a Nuclear Age" (Theodore M. Hesburgh). (SW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), Athletics, Basic Skills, Codes of Ethics, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Political Influences, Private Colleges, Professional Associations, Professional Education, Research Problems, School Business Relationship, Self Evaluation (Groups), State Colleges, Undergraduate Study
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.