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Higher Education and Society

Deans of Men and the Shaping of Modern College Culture

Authors: Schwartz, R.

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The scope of the book is to trace the role and work of the deans of men over time and how the deans managed the rapidly growing culture of the American college campus in the twentieth century.

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ROBERT SCHWARTZ Associate Professor of Higher Education at Florida State University, USA.

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"Historian Robert Schwartz has brought the campus administrative chart to life by animating the fascinating story of colleges' Deans of Men. This book includes thoughtful analysis of significant higher education trends combined with his fresh, remarkable biographies of colorful, influential figures." - John R. Thelin, University Research Professor and Professor of Educational Policy Studies, University of Kentucky

"The biographies of early Deans of Men in this volume are fascinating and wide-ranging. Schwartz includes deans from the South and the Midwest in his volume, in addition to representatives from the Northeast. He places all of his biographies in a context of a developing profession, struggling to find its way." - Wayne J. Urban, Paul W. Bryant Professor in the College of Education, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

"This book offers a unique and important contribution tothefield of higher education. It is thoughtful, well-written, and tells a unique and important story. Schwartz has created a hybrid book where he uses biography with history to do academic history with a human voice." - Alan Wieder,Senior Research Consultant, Center for Teaching Quality


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • The Rise and Demise of Deans of Men: A Historical Perspective

    Schwartz, Robert

    Pages 1-19

  • The Pioneer: Thomas Arkle Clark, Dean of Deans

    Schwartz, Robert

    Pages 21-45

  • The Paternalists

    Schwartz, Robert

    Pages 47-77

  • The Academics: Early Deans in the Liberal Arts Colleges

    Schwartz, Robert

    Pages 79-96

  • Francis F. Bradshaw: A Southern Student Personnel Pioneer

    Schwartz, Robert

    Pages 97-112

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eBook $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-11464-7
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $110.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-62258-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $105.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-38420-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Deans of Men and the Shaping of Modern College Culture
Authors
Series Title
Higher Education and Society
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Robert Schwartz
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11464-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230114647
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-62258-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-38420-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 223
Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 b/w illustrations
Topics