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Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel
Big man on campus : a university president speaks out on higher education / Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with Tansy Howard Blumer
1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LA228 .T69 2009    DUE 09-15-14
Subject(s) Education, Higher -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 266 p. ; 22 cm
Note "A Touchstone book."
Contents Enrollment is life -- Young enough to still do some damage -- Believe in the unproven -- To get things done, risk being wrong -- Don't make everybody mad at you at the same time -- No tired bureaucrats need apply -- The best four years of your life are the next four years of your life, forever -- Faculty engagements -- Schmoozing for dollars -- Seize the day -- Descartes goes into a bar and orders a martini -- The virtues of college athletics -- The bride is too beautiful -- You can't anticipate every crisis -- The benefits of being a twentieth-century man -- The ideal university? -- Perpetual institutions, mortal leaders
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2010
Alternate Author Blumer, Tansy Howard

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