Transforming Academia — Reading List

Here are all the suggestions received thus far:

Altbach, P.G., Berdahl, R.O., & Gumport, P.J. (Eds.).(2005). American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century: Social, Political and Economic Challenges. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Barke, R. (2000). Sustainable Technology/Development and Challenges to Engineering Education. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, St. Louis, MO.

Barnett, R. (2000) Realizing the University in an Age of Supercomplexity. Buckinghamshire, UK: Open University Press.

Birnbaum, R. (1991). How Colleges Work: The Cybernetics of Academic Organization and Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bok, D. (2003). Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Bush, V. (1945). Science: The Endless Frontier. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development, Report to the President on a Program for Postwar Scientific Research, Government Printing Office.

Cohen, A.M. (1998). The Shaping of American Higher Education: Emergence and Growth of the Contemporary System. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Cole, J.R. (2010). The Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected. Public Affairs.

DeMillo, R.A. (2011).  Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities in the Twenty-first Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Duderstadt, J.J. (2000). A University for the 21st Century. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Gaff, J.G., & Ratcliff, J.L. (1996). Handbook of the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide to Purposes, Structures, Practices and Change. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Grendler, P.F. (2004). The Universities of the Italian Renaissance. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Killian, J.R., Jr. (1985). The Education of a College President: A Memoir. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Khurana, R. (2010). From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Lazerson, M. (2010). The Making of Corporate U: How We Got Here. The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 17.

Levin, R.C. (2003). The Work of the University. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Martin, E.D. (1926). The Meaning of a Liberal Education. New York: Norton.

Menand, L. (2001). The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Menand, L. (2010). The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University.  New York: Norton.

National Academies (2007). Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Reynolds, T., & Seely, B. (1993). Striving for Balance: A Hundred Years of the American Society for Engineering Education,” Journal of Engineering Education,” 136-151.

Rudolph, F., & Thelin, J.R. (1991). American Colleges and Universities: A History. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Rouse, W.B., & Garcia, D. (2004). Moving up in the Rankings: Creating and Sustaining a World-Class Research University. Information · Knowledge · Systems Management, 4 (3), 139-147.

Savage, J.D. (2000). Funding Science in America: Congress, Universities, and the Politics of the Academic Pork Barrel. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Szoån Lloån Si-Janze, M. (2005). Science and Social Space: Transformations in the Institutions of Wissenschaft from the Wilhelmine Empire to the Weimar Republic. Minerva (2005) 43, 339–360.

Taylor, M.C. (2010). Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities. New York: Knopf.

Van Der Werf, M., & Sabatier, G. (2009). College 2020: Students. Washington, DC: Chronicle Research Services.

Vest, C.M. (2007). The American Research University from World War II to World Wide Web: Governments, the Private Sector, and the Emerging Meta-University. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Wildavsky, B. (2010). The Great Brain Race:  How Global Universities are Reshaping the World. Princeton, NJ:  Princeton University Press.

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