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ERIC Number: ED476127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 247
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-300-10001-9
The Work of the University.
Levin, Richard C.
The essays and speeches in this collection, published on Richard Levins 10th anniversary as president of Yale University, reflects his intellectual passions and the depth of his understanding of the work of the university.The first section, "From the Beginning," contains: (1) "Calm Seas, Auspicious Gales"; and (2) "Beyond the Ivy Walls: Our University in the Wider World." Section 2, "The Purpose of a College Education," contains: (3) "On Liberal Education"; (4) "The Task of Self-Discovery"; (5) "A Serious Place"; (6) "Preparing for the New Millennium"; (7) "Discovery"; (8) "Westward Ho!"; (9) "The Spirit of Adventure"; (10) "Yale Time"; (11) "Beginnings"; and (12) "Welcome to Yale." Section 3, "The Universitys Role in Society," contains: (13) "Universitys Role in Society"; (14)"The American University as an Engine of Economic Growth"; (15) "Universities as Urban Citizens"; and (16) "The Global University." Section 4, "The Graduates Role in Society," contains: (17) "Education for Self and Others"; (18) "On Controversy"; (19) "Taking the Next Step"; (20) "The Task of Citizenship"; (21) "Beyond Community Service: The Nation and the Wider World"; (22) "Reflections on Revolution"; (23) "China on My Mind"; and (24) "Thinking about September 11." Section 5 contains: (25) "Yales Fourth Century"; and (26) "Yale at 300." Section 6, "Honoring Schools, Teachers, and Traditions," contains: (27) "An Embryonic Democracy"; (28) "A Salute to Princeton"; (29) "Remembering Oxford"; (30) "Chasing after Society"; (31) "James Tobin: Scholar-Hero"; (32) "A Devoted Mentor"; (33)"Shimon Peres"; and (34) "Blessed Is the Match". The final section, "Reflections on the American Economy," contains: (35) "Can America Compete in World Markets? An Unconventional View of the 1980s"; and (36) "Democracy and the Market." (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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