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Knox, Emily – Public Services Quarterly, 2011
Support for intellectual freedom, a concept codified in the American Library Association's Library Bill of Rights and Code of Ethics, is one of the core tenets of modern librarianship. According to the most recent interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights, academic librarians are encouraged to incorporate the principles of intellectual freedom…
Descriptors: Intellectual Freedom, Academic Freedom, Academic Libraries, Ethics
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Drezner, Noah D. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2011
This monograph examines the philanthropic contributions of individuals through the existing literature and proposes future philanthropic and fundraising research that can help fill the theoretical void in the literature, thereby improving future research and fundraising in higher education. It covers the major approaches, topics, and theories…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Fund Raising, Private Financial Support, Ethnic Diversity
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Stachowski, Laura L.; Bodle, Aaron; Morrin, Michael – International Education, 2008
The Cultural Immersion Projects at Indiana University offer teacher education majors the opportunity to be placed in culturally-diverse settings, where full-time student teaching, required community participation, ongoing reflection, and academic reporting combine to provide experiences that go well beyond the common foci of conventional student…
Descriptors: Navajo (Nation), Community Involvement, Service Learning, Student Experience
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Bennett-Johnson, Earnestine – College Student Journal, 2004
American crime and violence have overflowed onto the college/university campus, and are now affecting senior high, junior high and elementary schools. This research presents suggested causes of school crime and also suggests possible solutions. In most urban environments, crime is a "way of life." When assessing the family incomes of…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, School Safety, Violence, Crime Prevention