9780815333760

The Academic Corporation: A History of College and University Governing Boards

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    9780815333760

  • ISBN10:

    0815333765

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/27/2000
  • Publisher: RoutledgeFalmer
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Summary

The Academic Corporationconveys meaningful insights into the origins and progression of corporate organization in higher education, and examines whether this structure is becoming obsolete. This book will be of great interest to those who study higher education as well as the general public, governing board members, and professors.

Author Biography

Edwin D. Duryea is Professor in the Department of Higher Education at Buffalo.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface vii
Foreword ix
Preface xiii
Prologue
1(6)
Medieval Origins
7(24)
Precedents from Roman Law
9(3)
The University at Paris
12(4)
The Medieval Corporation
16(4)
Formation of the Universities in England
20(11)
English Antecedents
31(30)
Primacy of the State
34(4)
Royal Jurisdiction
38(5)
The Colleges
43(7)
English Law of Corporations
50(4)
Transition to American Colonies
54(7)
American Adaptations
61(20)
Influence of the English Corporations
62(5)
Reformation Influences
67(2)
European Precedents
69(7)
Conclusion
76(5)
Governance of the Colonial Colleges
81(24)
Harvard
85(2)
William and Mary
87(3)
Yale
90(2)
Other Colonial Colleges
92(13)
Corporate Autonomy: The Dartmouth College Case
105(40)
Antecedents to the Case
108(8)
The Corporate Context for the Decision
116(5)
Legal Decisions Prior to the Dartmouth Case
121(5)
The Case
126(10)
Implications of the Decision
136(9)
Foundation of an American System
145(22)
Modification of the Dartmouth Decision
149(4)
Expansion of Public Higher Education
153(5)
State Foundations as Public Corporations
158(9)
Governing Board Authority in Practice
167(48)
The Control of Educational Programs
170(3)
Faculty Relations
173(13)
The Oversight of Students
186(10)
Requirements for Educational Achievement
196(3)
Financial Management
199(16)
Conclusion: From Past to Future
215(16)
The Past
216(3)
Developments Since the 1950s
219(7)
A Look to the Future
226(5)
Bibliography 231(22)
Appendix 1: Cases for Chapters Seven and Eight 253(10)
Appendix 2: Founding Documents 263(2)
Index 265

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