My Generation; An Autobiographical Interpretation

Paperback | January 1, 2012

byWilliam Jewett Tucker

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX The Dartmouth Period 1893-1909 MODERNIZING AN HISTORIC COLLEGE I "the Corporate Consciousness or The College" n The Traditions Of Dartmouth m Reconstruction And Expansion IV The New Morale V An Advanced Policy Toward Non-professional Graduates VI Professional And Public Relations During The Presidency vn Two Years Of Crippled Leadership CHAPTER IX THE DARTMOUTH PERIOD I "The Corporate Consciousness of the College" Before entering upon the course of the College administration at Dartmouth, I discuss briefly the general but underlying subject of the institutional life of a college. This inner life of a college viewed as an institution, its institutional spirit, is called in the quotation placed at the head of this section "the corporate consciousness of the college." As such it is the most vital and the most sensitive element in its effect upon college administration. It may make itself felt in ways which are most perplexing, but it may also be made use of for large and timely result. In any event it is an ever present force, never to be ignored and never to be neglected. Our American colleges and universities are, in a peculiar and most significant sense, institutions. They represent more distinctly and more impressively than anything else the institutional life of the country. Some of them were chartered before the organization of the Government. The charters of all, at whatever period granted, or whether conferred on private or public foundation, breathe the same spirit. They are more than charters of rights. They try to express in various ways the public interest, a sense of the social necessity for which they would provide, the obligation of the State to the higher education. These chartered obligations are generously supported by public or private benefactions. Gifts ...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX The Dartmouth Period 1893-1909 MODERNIZING AN HISTORIC COLLEGE I "the Corporate Consciousness or The College" n The Traditions Of Dartmouth m R...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217240100

ISBN - 13:9780217240109

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