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ERIC Number: ED381084
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Academic Freedom and University Autonomy. Papers on Higher Education Series.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bucharest (Romania). European Centre for Higher Education.
This volume contains speeches and papers given at the International Conference on Academic Freedom and University Autonomy held in Sinaia, Romania, May 5-7, 1992. Section 1 contains introductory addresses by Federico Mayor, Maitland Stobart, Hinrich Seidel,and Walter Kamba. Section 2 contains 18 papers that address connotations and challenges of academic freedom and university autonomy. Among topics discussed in this context are human rights and academic freedom, the development of international standards concerning the status of higher education teaching personnel, continuing education, leadership, the advancement of knowledge, accountability in multi-university national systems, tensions between public universities and state governments, and academic freedom in the United States. Section 3 contains nine case studies involving the following nations: Hungary, Poland, Russia, Turkey, the United States, Spain, Serbia, and Macedonia. This section also includes three papers on market mechanisms in higher education in the nations of Norway, Poland, and the United States. Also in Section 3 are four papers on the social responsibilities of higher education. Section 4 contains the conference's closing address by Marco Antonio R. Dias. (Some papers contain references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Case Studies, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Role, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Models, School Community Relationship, Social Change
CEPES UNESCO, 39 Stirbei Voda St., Bucharest, Romania R-70732.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bucharest (Romania). European Centre for Higher Education.
Note: For a related document, see HE 028 221.