5th ed. - Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
xiii, 261 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
"The Godkin lectures on the essentials of free government and the duties of the citizen"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -252)and index.
This summa on higher education brings the research university into the new century. The multiversity that Clark Kerr so presciently discovered now finds itself in an age of apprehension with few certainties. Leaders of institutions of higher learning can be either hedgehogs or foxes in the new age. Kerr gives five general points of advice on what kinds of attitudes universities should adopt. He then gives a blueprint for action for foxes, suggesting that a few hedgehogs need to be around to protect university autonomy and the public weal. (source: Nielsen Book Data)