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Failing the Future: A Dean Looks at Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century
Both revealing and compelling, Annette Kolodny’s Failing the Future: A Dean Looks at Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century is drawn from the author’s experience as a distinguished teacher, a prize-winning scholar of American literature, a feminist thinker, and an innovative administrator at a major public university. In chapters that range from the changing structur ...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published March 18th 1998 by Duke University Press Books
(first published February 25th 1998)
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Very useful book for investigating state of academic administration, and has good suggestions for how to make universities more manageable places to work. Spoken from personal experience as an administrator without being too defensive about her record.