During the fifteen years of Herman L. Donovan's presidency (1941-56), the University of Kentucky entered a new era of maturity as an educational institution.The period was characterized by many administrative crises, such as those arising from the flood of veteran students following World War II, the rapidly rising costs of maintenance and expansion, and the apathy or active opposition of many Kentuckians to the concept of a free and developing university. Nevertheless, during this same period tremendous advances, both in material assets and in the less tangible qualities of academic life, wer
Cover; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Preface; Contents; 1. The Role of the University President; 2. Financing the University Program; 3. Emergency Building for a University; 4. Relations with Faculty and Staff; 5. New Colleges and Departments; 6. When a University Goes to War; 7. Public Relations of the University; 8. Keeping the University Free; 9. The Vanishing University Trustee; 10. Student Citizenship on the Campus; 11. Integration at the University; 12. The Athletics Program of the University; 13. The University's Library Facilities; 14. The University Press and Foundations 15. A University President Views Three ProfessionsAPPENDIX; A. Tables 1-4; B. Athletic Association Documents; C. Reading Assignment for College Presidents; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
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