ERIC Number: ED447743
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Abiding Issues, Changing Perspectives: Visions of the University across a Half-Century. Issues in Higher Education Series.
Neave, Guy, Ed.
This book examines the challenges posed to the leadership of the world's universities and their vision of the role of higher education in society through speeches delivered by key personalities to major conferences sponsored by the International Association of Universities. Following an introduction, "Voices of Constancy, Voices of Change: Higher Education Discussed across a Turbulent Half Century" by Guy Neave, the papers are: (1) "New Horizons in University Development" (George G. Stoddard); (2) "University Autonomy" (Hector Hetherington); (3) "Autonomy, Its Meaning Today" (V. Merikoski); (4) "The Contribution of the Classical Humanities to a Better Understanding of Modern Thinking, Especially in the Field of Science" (B. Snell); (5) "Economics and Cultural Development" (Jean Capelle); (6) "The University and the Needs of Contemporary Society" (Constantine K. Zurayk); (7) "The Role of Universities in the Education of Leaders for National Life" (A. A. Siassi); (8) "University Education and Public Service" (Htin Aung Seran); (9) "The University and the Needs of Contemporary Society" (Henri Janne); (10) "The Expansion of Higher Education and Its Influence on the Relations between the University and the State" (B. T. Blagojevic); (11) "Access to Higher Education" (Frank Bowles); (12) "The Expansion of Higher Education" (Jean Baugniet); (13) "The Universities and the Contemporary Social Crisis" (Francesco Vito); (14) "Technology, Values and Change" (Pierre Auger); (15) "The Interplay of Scientific and Cultural Values in Higher Education Today" (Marcel Bouchard); (16) "The University at the Approach of the 21st Century" (H. J. Habakkuk); (17) "University and International Responsibilities" (Martin Meyerson); (18) "Global Civilisation, History and Enlightenment: Implications for Education, Culture and Science" (Bipam Chandra); (19) "Universities and the Interplay of Cultural Values" (Tshibangu Tshishiku); (20) "Diversity and Interdependence" (Partap N. Srivastava); (21) "University and Innovation" (Valy C. Diarrassouba); (22) "Research as an Essential University Function" (W. Knopp); (23) "The Aims of Life-Long Education" (Herve Carrier); (24) "Development Policies" (A. Z. Preston); (25) "Towards a Responsible and Civic University" (Pierre Calame); (26) "The Management of Universities: Which Direction?" (Michel Falise); (27) "Planning the Needs for Manpower" (G. Adam); (28) "Challenges for International Co-Operation" (Mu Guo Guang); (29) "MultiSource Funding as Applied to Private Universities" (Amin Mahmoud); (30) "Universities as Guardians of Man's Cultural Development" (M. I. Kazem); (31) "International Understanding" (Victor L. Urquidi); (32) "The Role of Universities in International Mutual Assistance" (Bakary Toure); (33) "Working Together across Cultures: Rewards and Frictions" (Lydia Makhubu); (34) "Local Priorities, Global Values: The University between Economic Development, Solidarity and Social Progress" (Julio C. Teran Dutari); (35) "University/Industry Co-Operation in an International Dimension" (Michael Daxner); and (36) "University and Development: Anticipating Change" (Brenda Gourley). Each paper contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Instructional Leadership
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: International Association of Universities, Paris (France).