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A History of College and University Governing Boards

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The Academic Corporation by Edwin D. Duryea
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This book, the first ever overview of the subject, traces the history of the government of higher education from the middle ages through the 1950's and concludes with a look towards the future. It provides insight into the origins and progression of corporate organization associated with western universities, and explores whether and to what extent changing conditions raise the question of its obsolescence. It will be of interest to those who study higher education as well as the general public, governing board members, and professors.

Author Biography

After two years as a newspaper reporter in Sacramento, California, and five years as a line officer during World War II in the U.S. Navy, Edwin D. Duryea turned his career in the direction of higher education, receiving his doctorate at Stanford University. In the years that followed, he held administrative and faculty positions at the University of Toledo, Oregon State University, Syracuse University, and finally, at the University at Buffalo/SUNY. As Professor in the Department of Higher Education at Buffalo, he attained a wide reputation in the area of his specialization, especially in the history of college and university governing boards.
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February 1st, 2001
Country of Publication
United States
CRC Press Inc
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