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

March 7, 2011|
Campus Confidential: 100 startling things you don't know about Canadian Universities by Ken S. Coates
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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 Professor of history and Dean, Faculty of Arts, at the University of Waterloo. He has taught at universities across Canada as well as in New Zealand. He served as the Founding Vice President Academic) at the University of Northern British Columbia and has previously held the position of dean at both the University of N...
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Title:Campus Confidential: 100 startling things you don't know about Canadian Universities
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:March 7, 2011
Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781552776506

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