Centennial Lectures [Oregon State University] 1968-1969 ~ Linus Pauling et al ~ Lectures on higher education


Title: Centennial Lectures [Oregon State University] 1968-1969: The Second Hundred Years

Author: Linus Pauling, Barnaby C. Keeney, Charles Frankel, Philip Abelson, Edward E. David Jr., Daniel G. Aldrich Jr., Fred Harvey Harrington, W. Robert Parks

Description: Hardcover in white cloth with orange and black pictorial on front cover. Covers show light scuffing; small bit of soiling on rear cover. Small spot of soiling on fore-edge of text block and previous owner's name on front free endpaper, else internally clean. 126 pages.

Lectures delivered by eight eminent academics, including the OSU alumni and Nobel Prize-winner Linus Pauling, addressing topics under the dual rubric of The Role of Universities and Man and His Environment. The lectures were geared towards providing critical assessments of higher education and a broad look ahead, with considerations of contemporary scientific, technological, political, sociological, and educational developments. One-page resumes and portraits are provided for each of the lecturers.

The lectures were delivered as part of Oregon State University's year-long centennial commemoration during the school year, 1968-1969.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Oregon State University Press
Place: Corvallis, Oregon
Year: 1969

Keywords: education, universities, higher education,

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