Agents for Change: Off the Well-Trod Path in Academe

History tells of large currents but often fails to reveal what it was like for the people on the ground who endured, gave meaning to, or perhaps offered direction to the changing scene. So while we are aware of the evolution of American higher education, especially since the end of World War II, we lack stories from the now rapidly disappearing veterans of that era — the GI Bill-financed "great generation" of college and university faculty members. They managed, largely and notably