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The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters

Benjamin Ginsberg

Abstract

Until very recently, American universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectual production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin Ginsberg warns in this eye-opening, controversial book, "deanlets"--administrators and staffers often without serious academic backgrounds or experience--are setting the educational agenda. The Fall of the Faculty examines the fallout of rampant administrative blight that now plagues the nation's universities. In the past decade, universities have added layers of administrators and staffers to their payroll ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199782444
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199782444.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Benjamin Ginsberg, author