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Author Flower, John A., 1921-
Title Downstairs, upstairs : the changed spirit and face of college life in America / John A. Flower.
Imprint Akron, Ohio : University of Akron Press, [2003]

Author Flower, John A., 1921-
Series Series on Ohio history and culture
Ohio history and culture.
Subject Education, Higher -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration.
Description xv, 375 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-365) and index.
Contents Rain and shine -- Pacific theater -- Back in the states -- Michigan to Ohio -- Vulgarities and disrespect on campuses: lessened academic standards -- Academic freedom, tenure, and corruption in intercollegiate athletics -- Exponential increases in knowledge and the technology developed to teach and communicate it -- Diversity in race, culture, class, and affirmative action -- Students as customers -- Up Interstate 271 to Cleveland and Cleveland State University -- Professional politics and bureaucracy -- What became known as the Winbush affair -- Problems in shared governance: how they relate to detached professors and their disconnects in teaching students -- Rising college costs, less support, outdated administrative management, the dilemma of increased part-time faculty along with graduate student unionizing -- Morality and ethics on campus: the replacement of accepted verities by relative values -- Epilogue: the impact of today's forces for change: what will happen?
ISBN 1884836968 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 52858404

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