book cover : envisioning the asian new flagship university
John Aubrey Douglass and John N. Hawkins
Publication Date:
2017

This book explores the history of leading national universities in Asia and contemplates their capacity for innovation by focusing on the New Flagship University model. This model, presented more fully in The Flagship University Model—Changing the Paradigm from Global...

Haas book cover
Sandra Epstein
Publication Date:
2016

Founded by a gift of benefactor Cora Jane Flood in 1898, the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley is the second oldest business school in the country. Its upward trajectory from a “College of Commerce” to its top-ranked position today owes as much to its place as it does to its people and...

globalizations_muse
John Aubrey Douglass, C. Judson King, Iriwn Feller, editors
Publication Date:
2009

Universities have become a widely recognized route to full participation in the knowledge society. They serve as an unparalleled source of knowledge production, a foundation for modern science, an unequaled generator of talent, and a nearly required path for socioeconomic mobility. But how do we build, nurture, and...

turning_points_ironies
Ray Colvig
Publication Date:
2004

In this volume, Ray Colvig, who headed UC Berkeley’s office of public information for nearly 30 years, provides a definitive account of the people and the politics that shaped the campus during the troubled years of the 1960s. He offers, as well, a unique rendition of the perceptions and interpretations of the media and...

rise_demise_ucsc
Carlos G. Noreña
Publication Date:
2004

Carlos G. Noreña traces the decade-long effort to create a new kind of UC campus. The passion in this lengthy essay is deeply rooted in the prolonged and vigorous debate on the pros and cons of the collegial plan for UC Santa Cruz conceived by President Clark Kerr and Chancellor Dean McHenry.

"Professor Noreña's...

documentary_supplements
Edited by Clark Kerr
Publication Date:
2003

In his two-volume memoir, The Gold and the Blue: Academic Triumphs and Political Turmoil, Clark Kerr refers to key documents that describe people, events, and policies that shaped the University of California during his years as the Berkeley campus's first chancellor and as university president. Many of those documents...

global_campus
William H. Allaway
Publication Date:
2003

Bill Allaway traces the birth of Berkeley's education abroad program. Allaway's vision of the value of an international academic/cultural experience for students coupled with his peerless skill as Berkeley's ambassador to the world enabled him to navigate the complex international world with a personal style that was...

budget_reforms_uc
Loren M. Furtado
Publication Date:
2002

In 1960, Loren Furtado was appointed university budget officer and assisted in reorganizing the university's budgetary processes and in implementing the decentralization of administration to the campuses. Here he documents Clark Kerr's efforts to bring administrative order to a rapidly growing and increasingly sprawling...

berkeley_midcentury
Essays by Verne A. Stadtmna, et al
Publication Date:
2002

Verne A. Stadtman authors a short version of his earlier history of the University of California's first 100 years. Berkeley's 1964 characterization as the country's "best balanced distinguished university" is set against its long academic history. Botanist and former dean of the College of Letters and Science Lincoln...

taylor_speaking_freely
Angus E. Taylor
Publication Date:
2000

Angus Ellis Taylor was born October 13, 1911, on a homestead ranch near Craig, Colorado, and moved to California with his parents at the age of nine. He went east to study mathematics at Harvard and graduated summa cum laude in 1933. He received his doctorate in mathematics with highest honors from California...

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