Deans of Men and the Shaping of Modern College Culture (Heftet)

Serie: Higher Education and Society 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 223
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Higher Education and Society
ISBN/EAN: 9781349384204
Kategori: Naturvitenskap og Psykologi
Omtale Deans of Men and the Shaping of Modern College Culture
Deans of men in American colleges and universities were created in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to help manage a growing student population. The early deans often had a personality that allowed them to engage easily with students. Over time, many deans saw their offices increase in size and responsibility. The profession grew slowly but by the 1940's drew several hundred men to annual conferences and many more were members. Deans of men and women were significant figures for college students; many students saw them as the "face" of the college or university. Schwartz traces the role and work of the deans and how they managed the rapidly growing culture of the American college campus in the twentieth century.

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