ERIC Number: ED476885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Liberal Education and the Public Interest.
Freedman, James O.
This collection of essays makes the case for a liberal education while providing a guide to higher education administrators facing contemporary challenges such as the threat to affirmative action or debates over tenure. The chapters are: (1) "Mounting the Public Stage"; (2) "Defending Higher Education"; (3) "Preserving Liberal Education"; (4) "Celebrating Intellectuals"; (5) "Appraising Significant Lives"; (6) "Addressing Moral Questions"; and (7) "Conferring Honorary Degrees." (SLD)
Descriptors: College Presidents, Degrees (Academic), Educational Administration, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Moral Issues
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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