ERIC Number: ED381048
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Metropolitan Universities: An Emerging Model in American Higher Education.
Johnson, Daniel M., Ed.; Bell, David A., Ed.
This volume contains 29 readings reprinted from the journal "Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum," selected to demonstrate the unique mission and characteristics of metropolitan universities and to recognize the special challenges they face in addressing the nation's major urban issues. The papers include: "What Is a Metropolitan University?" (Ernest A. Lynton); "Metropolitan Universities: Models for the Twenty-First Century" (Charles E. Hathaway and others); "Metropolitan Universities: Past, Present, and Future" (Blaine A. Brownell); "Aligning Missions with Public Expectations: The Case of Metropolitan Universities" (Paige E. Mulhollan); "The Metropolitan Students" (Marguerite Ross Barnett and Donald Phares); "Adapting the Institution To Meet the Needs of Commuter Students" (Barbara Jacoby); "Places of Community for Adults" (Patricia H. Murrell and Todd M. Davis); "Student Services at Metropolitan Universities" (Ann S. Coles); "Knowledge and Scholarship" (Ernest A. Lynton); "Faculty and Scholarship: The Need for Change" (Gordon A. Haaland and others); "Form and Texture of a Professional Life" (Patricia R. Plante); "The Preparation of Future Faculty for Metropolitan Universities" (G. Edward Schuh); "The New American Scholar: Scholarship and the Purposes of the University" (R. Eugene Rice); "Making School-University Partnerships Work" (Kenneth A. Sirotnik); "The Metropolitan University and the Community College: A New Symbiosis" (Freeman A. Hrabowski and James J. Linksz); "Ohio's Urban University Program: Past, Present, and Future" (David C. Sweet);"How Do We Talk about Higher Education's Relationship to the Schools?" (Ernest L. Boyer); "The Role of a Metropolitan University in Facilitating Regional Cooperation" (Mary Ellen Mazey); "Diverse Communities: Diverse Involvements" (Daniel H. Perlman); "Winds of Change: The University in Search of Itself" (Jerome M. Ziegler); "Scope and Limitations of Community Interactions" (Charles P. Ruch and Eugene P. Trani); "Revisiting Continuing Education at the Metropolitan University" (Daniel W. Shannon); "A View from the Center: The Future of Continuing Education in Metropolitan Universities" (Paul A. Miller); "Management Education Reform: Opportunities for Metropolitan Business Schools" (Ronald R. Slone and Richard T. Wines); "The Outreach Role of the Fine and Performing Arts" (Alexander E. Sidorowicz); "Converting the Barbarian: The Role of a Metropolitan University" (Jan P. Muczyk); "Navigating the Academic Department into the Twenty-First Century" (Thomas V. McGovern); "Leadership Challenges for Metropolitan Universities: Issues and Approaches" (Daniel M. Johnson); and "The Future of Metropolitan Universities: A Call for Research" (Alfred F. Hurley). Most papers contain extensive references. (JB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Role, College School Cooperation, College Students, Continuing Education, Distance Education, Educational History, Fine Arts, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Leadership, Models, Partnerships in Education, Professional Education, Scholarship, School Community Relationship, Student Needs, Student Personnel Services, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role, Theater Arts, Urban Areas, Urban Culture, Urban Education, Urban Universities
University of North Texas Press, University Consortium, P.O. Box 13856, Denton, TX 77843 ($18.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Foreword by Ernest A. Lynton.