Below the Belt: The Founding of a Higher Education Institution

Dumfries, UK: University of Glasgow Crichton Publications (2005)
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Abstract

On the formation of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Glasgow. When the University of Glasgow’s new 'Crichton College' opened its doors in September 1999, its small staff had that rare opportunity in an academic’s career to launch a new curriculum based on clearly enunciated ideals. In the following six years under the direction of Professor Rex C. Taylor, those ideals remained firm even as numbers grew and external circumstances mutated. The theme of this book concerns the ideas, activities and problems – intellectual, curricular and administrative – that shaped the University of Glasgow Crichton Campus during its first six years. Its dozen contributors provide varied perspectives on the problems of creation.

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Sean F. Johnston
University of Glasgow

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