ERIC Number: ED371704
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Speaking His Mind. Five Years of Commentaries on Higher Education.
Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel
This collection of speeches by Stephen Trachtenberg, President and Professor of Public Administration at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., covers a wide variety of subjects important to higher education. Speeches include: "Reason and Heart Together" (remarks on the occasion of his inauguration as President of the George Washington University, April 16, 1989); "Libraries Are the Foundation on Which Universities Stand" (remarks at a meeting of the Virginia State Library Association, November 18, 1989); "A Cause Called Justice," (remarks at Martin Luther King's convocation, January 15, 1990); "The Search for Perspective in a De-Controlled World" (keynote speech at a meeting of the D.C. Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, April 21, 1990); "The Search for a New Order for Peace, Security and Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Looking toward the 21st Century" (remarks at Moscow State University, May 1991); "The Role of Business in Education" (remarks at the New York Times Presidents Forum, November 22, 1991); "The Difficult Quest for Balance in American Higher Education" (essay published in "The World and I" magazine, December 1991); "American Higher Education Confronts Its Frayed Self-Image" (remarks at the Mitre Corporation's Distinguished Lecture Series, February 25, 1992); "Can Political Correctness Ever Be Politically Incorrect?" (remarks at the conference of the Society for College and University Planning, August 3, 1992); "Quality Management--How Do You Make It Total?" (remarks at the convention of the Society for College and University Planning, April 15, 1993); "The Future of Higher Education" (remarks at the D.C. Jewish Community Center's John R. Risher Public Affairs Forum, May 6, 1993); "The Beginning of Wisdom" (graduation speech at Sidwell Friends School, June 11, 1993); "Assuring a Global Perspective for the American College Student" (remarks at the X Triennial Conference of the International Association of University Presidents, July 1993); and "The Importance of Ancient History" (remarks at Columbia University convocation, August 31, 1993). (JDD)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Business Responsibility, College Libraries, College Role, Educational Administration, Educational Principles, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Higher Education, International Relations, Justice, Personal Narratives, Role of Education, Total Quality Management
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