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.