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Fifty Years of American Higher Education, 1963–2013: A Faculty Member’s Point of View

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Education Around the World chapter

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... Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press. W. J. Urban (1992). Black Scholar : Horace Mann Bond, 1904–1972 . Athens, GA :...

The Harvard Presidency in the 1930s

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... in the twentieth century, see Wayne Urban and Jennings Wagoner, American Education: A History (New York: Routledge, 2014), p. 179 Also see Conant, My Several Lives, p. 135. Through national scholarships, Harvard sought to attract able youth,...

James Bryant Conant and Educational Statesmanship

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...To this point, I have largely avoided lengthy consideration of James Bryant Conant as a leader. I have spent four chapters on his presidency of Harvard and a fifth on his educational activities in support of public schools in the 1950s...

Introduction

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This book appears in a series on leadership in higher education. It directly addresses issues of leadership rarely, however. In an era when, at least in the United States, we sometimes turn to sport coaches for lessons in leadership...

Extra-Harvard, 1933–52

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... served the desire of the Harvard president to reach those who led the elementary and high schools of the nation. On the EPC, see Wayne J. Urban, “The Educational Policies Commission, 1936–1968: Notes for an Autopsy,” The Sophist’s Bane 3...

Educational Statesmanship and Its Discontents, 1955–71

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... in science education. See Wayne J. Urban, More Than Science and Sputnik: The National Defense Education Act of 1958 (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2011). Conant heeded these critiques but only by implication. He acknowledged...

James Bryant Conant, 1893–1933

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

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... destination in mind. Following the lead of one of his classmates and friends in Dorchester, Conant chose the Roxbury Latin School for his secondary education. James Bryant Conant, “An Autobiographical Fragment,” in Robert J. Havighurst, ed.,...

The Second World War, the Cold War, and the Nationalization of Harvard

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... in the federal government during the Cold War. Most notable here was the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that, under its Director J. Edgar Hoover, was intent on purging American universities of communists and other subversives between...

General Education: An Increasing Priority

Wayne J. Urban

Wayne J. Urban is Emeritus Professor at the University of Alabama, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scholarly Leadership in Higher Education : An Intellectual History of James Bryan Conant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Conant’s presidency, as we have seen, was characterized throughout by his commitment to improving the caliber of the Harvard student body and the faculty. Also noticeable during his presidency was the emergence of Harvard as a national...