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The Resource The pursuit of knowledge : speeches and papers of Richard C. Atkinson, Patricia A. Pelfrey, editor ; with a foreword by David S. Saxon

The pursuit of knowledge : speeches and papers of Richard C. Atkinson, Patricia A. Pelfrey, editor ; with a foreword by David S. Saxon

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The pursuit of knowledge : speeches and papers of Richard C. Atkinson
Title
The pursuit of knowledge
Title remainder
speeches and papers of Richard C. Atkinson
Statement of responsibility
Patricia A. Pelfrey, editor ; with a foreword by David S. Saxon
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Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the innovative approaches that deliberately shaped UC's role in the changing California. This title tells the story of the national controversy over the SAT and Atkinson's successful challenge to the dominance of the 75 year old college entrance examination. It highlights other issues with national significance
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The pursuit of knowledge : speeches and papers of Richard C. Atkinson, Patricia A. Pelfrey, editor ; with a foreword by David S. Saxon
Label
The pursuit of knowledge : speeches and papers of Richard C. Atkinson, Patricia A. Pelfrey, editor ; with a foreword by David S. Saxon
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pn5wh
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A brief history of the Atkinson presidency -- Seventeenth president -- Remarks on receiving the University of Chicago alumni medal -- The golden fleece, science education, and U.S. science policy -- Remarks on appointment as president of the University of California -- The University of California -- The future of the University of California -- The role of the president of the university -- Robert Gordon Sproul -- Tradition at the University of California -- Diversity: not there yet -- The research university and its responsibilities -- The numbers game and graduate education -- Opportunities for Chinese and American universities in the knowledge-based economy -- The globalization of the university -- Academic freedom and the research university -- A new world of scholarly communication -- Achievement versus aptitude -- Standardized tests and access to American Universities -- The California crucible -- Statement on the vote by the College Board Trustees to revise the SAT I -- College admissions and the SAT: a personal perspective -- Farewell remarks to the Board of Regents -- Regents' resolution in honor of Richard C. Atkinson
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1 online resource (xiv, 210 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781429478106
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations
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