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Chace cites enough presidential autobiographies that it's clear that he was eager to put his oar in. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
An insightful, well-written account of the forces, political and otherwise that shape universities through a first person memoir of an academic career in humanities and... Read morePublished on November 3, 2013 by Doc Robin
This is one of the best books on contemporary higher education, even though it consists largely of autobiography rather than analysis. Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by Richard B. Schwartz
I wondered if I should read a 375-page book by a guy who never got out of school. He never left it because he thinks higher education is the best thing we've got. Read morePublished on June 1, 2007 by Dr. William C. Waters
In this witty and thoroughly engaging memoir, William M. Chace looks at the big issues in higher education today, all through the filter of his personal experience over a... Read morePublished on May 21, 2007 by Carol J. Young
This is probably the best book to begin if you want to get a review of what has been happening to higher education over the last 50 years. Very well written and comprehensive. Read morePublished on May 4, 2007 by Hydra
Anybody associated with higher education, students, parents, faculty, administrators, trustees and even a few university presidents would benefit by reading this lucidly written... Read morePublished on January 4, 2007 by Rumbullion
A delightful and instructive read. More than just a memoir, Dr. Chace's college career parallels the significant changes that occurred in American higher education in the last... Read morePublished on December 20, 2006 by Ginny Darkwood
I have known Bill Chace since I was a freshman in his English class, so I am hardly objective. But I still can see with a clear eye that this is a great book. Read morePublished on October 12, 2006 by Cynthia Cannady