ERIC Number: ED457801
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Leaders in the Crucible: The Moral Voice of College Presidents.
Nelson, Stephen James
The stories about college presidents in this volume are intended to support the presumption that moral leadership is a fundamental criterion and expectation of those who serve as college presidents. The chapters are: (1) "The Moral Leadership of College Presidents"; (2) "Presidential Perspectives: The Shape of Their Voice"; (3) "Architects of the College Mission"; (4) "Shaping Student Character"; (5) "Critical Issues in the Academy: Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and Diversity"; (6) "Hopes for Democracy"; (7) "The Milieu of Social and Political Issues"; (8) "The University and the World"; (9) "Ideological Battles and the Soul of the Academy: The Burden of the Presidential Pulpit"; and (10) "The Presidency in the Crucible." (Contains 209 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Presidents, Ethics, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Moral Values
Bergin & Garvey, an Imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($68). Tel: 800-225-5800; Web site: http://www.greenwood.com.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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