Campus Confidential: 100 startling things you don't know about Canadian Universities by Ken S. CoatesCampus Confidential: 100 startling things you don't know about Canadian Universities by Ken S. Coates

Campus Confidential: 100 startling things you don't know about Canadian Universities

byKen S. Coates, Bill Morrison

Paperback | March 7, 2011

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Our universities represent the very best in our society. They are the wellsprings of new ideas, the incubators of new companies, the centres of culture, the training ground for the leaders of tomorrow, and the meeting place for brilliant young minds and accomplished mentors.Or at least, that's how it's supposed to be. The truth is, our universities are floundering, and as a result they are coming under attack from all sides -- from government, students, parents, and faculty. To respond to these challenges, the first step is to face the uncomfortable facts about universities today. That's what insiders Kenneth Coates and William Morrison do in this short book. If we can get past the myths and dreams to come to terms with universities as they actually are, we can start a real debate about what they should be doing.
KEN S. COATES is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Formerly, he was Dean, Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo. He lives in Saskatoon. BILL MORRISON was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and ...
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Title:Campus Confidential: 100 startling things you don't know about Canadian UniversitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:March 7, 2011Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., PublishersLanguage:English

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"[One of the smartest critics of the system is Ken Coates... Dr. Coates?s book, Campus Confidential, is essential reading for students and their parents."