Until very recently, U.S. universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectual production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin Ginsberg warns in this eye-opening, controversial book, “deanlets”–administrators and staffers often without serious academic backgrounds or experience–are setting the educational agenda.
- Powerful and stinging critique of one of the most powerful trends in academia: the shift in power to non-academic administrators
- Exceptionally well-written polemic that will stir controversy at universities across the country
- An author who is well known throughout academia, and who has coauthored one of the bestselling textbooks on American government in recent history