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Speaking of Duke : leading the 21st-century university / Richard H. Brodhead.

Author/creator Brodhead, Richard H., 1947- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Durham : Duke University Press, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionxiii, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Remarks on accepting the presidency of Duke, 2004 -- Freshman convocation: Authoring a community -- Graduate and professional convocation: The virtues and limits of specialization -- Inaugural address: More day to dawn -- Remarks at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Literature as life, 2005 -- Baccalaureate: On education and empowerment -- Founders' Day address: On founding as a continuous labor -- Faculty address: Financial aid; The problem-centric university, 2006 -- Preface to the university strategic plan: Making a difference, 2007 -- Commencement address at Fisk University -- Freshman convocation: The ethic of engagement -- Lessons of lacrosse, 2008 -- Baccalaureate address: Frolics and detours, 2009 -- Baccalaureate address: Advancing in a recession -- In memoriam: John Hope Franklin, 2010 -- Faculty address: The university and the financial downturn -- Baccalaureate: Walk ten thousand miles, read ten thousand books, 2011 -- Faculty address: Budgets, international opportunities, the humanities -- In memoriam: Reynolds Price -- Freshman convocation: On the use of new freedoms -- John Tyler Caldwell lecture on the humanities: The fire that never goes out, 2012 -- In memoriam: Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans -- Faculty address: Duke and race -- Baccalaureate address: On repairing a broken world, 2013 -- Baccalaureate: Connecting and disconnecting -- Interview with Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report -- Freshman convocation: Receive, connect, engage -- Remarks at the opening of The Center on Sexual and Gender Diversity -- Presidential address, The College Board Forum: The value debate in higher education, 2014 -- Lecture at Tsinghua University, Beijing: Interconnected knowledge and the 21st century university -- Faculty address: Leadership transitions, rebuilding the campus, the role of philanthropy -- Commencement address at Miami Dade College: Opportunity changes everything -- Freshman convocation: On comfort true and false, 2015 -- Faculty address: Choices that made Duke medicine, athletics, Durham -- Remarks at a community forum on a racial incident -- Freshman convocation: Constructing Duke -- Keynote address, 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Endowment for the Humanities: On the fate and fortunes of public goods, 2016 -- Baccalaureate address: I learn by going where I have to go -- Freshman convocation: Citizens of Duke.
General noteIncludes index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Brodhead, Richard H., 1947- Speaking of Duke. Durham : Duke University Press, 2017 9780822372721
LCCN 2016046668
ISBN9780822368847 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN0822368846 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

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