"To Serve a Larger Purpose": Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

"To Serve a Larger Purpose": Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

By: Matthew Hartley (editor), John Saltmarsh (editor)Paperback

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How to return democracy to the heart of a university

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John Saltmarsh is Director of the New England Resource Center for Higher Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston and is on the faculty of the Higher Education Administration Doctoral Program in the Department of Leadership in Education in the College of Education and Human Development. Matthew Hartley is Associate Professor and Chair of Higher Education at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.


Foreword by David Mathews Introduction 1. Democratic Engagement 2. Contested Ideals. Tracing the Trajectory of the Civic Engagement Movement 3. Democratic Transformation Through University Assisted Community Schools 4. Civic Professionalism 5. Leadership for Engagement. Reclaiming the Public Purpose of Higher Education 6. Chief Academic Officers and Community-Engaged Faculty Work 7. Deliberative Democracy and Higher Education. Higher Education's Democratic Mission 8. Faculty Civic Engagement. New Training, Assumptions, and Markets needed for the Engaged American Scholar 9. Putting Students at the Center of Civic Engagement 10. Civic Engagement on the Ropes? 11. Pursuing a World Lived in Common. Education for a Diverse Democracy and Interdependent Global Community 12. Democratic Purpose and Institutional Transformation. Recommendations for Action

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  • publication date: 30/03/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781439905074
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 326
  • ID: 9781439905074
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 143990507X

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