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The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Gerhard Casper


As president of Stanford University, the author of this book established a reputation as a tireless, forward-thinking advocate for higher education. His speeches, renowned for their intelligence, humanity, wit, and courage, confront head-on the most pressing concerns facing our nation’s universities. From affirmative action and multiculturalism to free speech, politics, public service and government regulation, this book addresses the controversial issues currently debated on college campuses and in our highest courts. Each chapter explores the context of these challenges to higher education a ... More

Keywords: higher education, speeches, action, multiculturalism, free speech, politics, government regulation, pursuit of knowledge

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780300196917
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300196917.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerhard Casper, author