Higher Education and Opinion Making in Twentieth-Century England

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a
adaptation
change and conservatism, combat between, 257 -58
changing equilibrium, strains and anxieties of, 253, 261 -63
external pressure, benefits and dangers of, 263 -64
and preservation of historical identity, 165 -67
and technology, 162
Adapting Universities to a Technological Society (Ashby), 165
adult education
commitment to (Lindsay), 138, 139, 141
improving access to, 19
Moberly, 102, 107
Percy Committee, 28, 30
as university function (Livingstone), 82
Adult Education Committee Report (1919), 30
Adult Education Committee Report (1933), 30
Adult Education Committee Report (1954), 159
Advisory Council for Adult and Higher Education, 213
Advisory Council on Scientific Policy, 152
age of majority, 7, 205
Age of Majority, The (Latey Report), 205
Amis, Kingsley, 178, 179
Anderson, Mary, 168
Anderson, Robert, 74, 122
Annan, Lord Noel, 221, 254
Armytage, W.H.G., 73, 131
Arnold, Matthew, 4, 5
Ashby, Lord Eric, xii, 97, 135, 141, 144, 152 illus, 220, 222, 252, 257, 263
academic profession, need for changes in, 166, 167
academic structure, rigidity of, 156
adaptation, preservation of historical identity, 165 -67
background and positions held, 151 -53
'community' concept, restoration of, 155, 169
departmental barriers, breaking down of, 166
diplomas, replacement with degrees, 166
expansion, and need for change, 169 -70
'Function and survival in British universities', 159, 163 -64
Goldsmiths' College 'oration', 159
organization and governance, 157
'Prospect for the future' statements, 155 -57
public opinion, influence of, 164 -65
research on universities, lack of, 167
'Self-government in modern British universities', 159
state control through funding, disagreement with, 153
student recruitment, for science and technology, 157
student representation, sympathetic towards, 168
technological humanism, concept of, 153, 158, 163, 168 -69
universities and society, symbiotic relationship between, 168 -69
see also Technology and the Academics
Association for Education in Citizenship, 37, 89, 92, 93
Association of Scientific Workers, 91
Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions see ATTI
Association of Universities in the British Commonwealth see AUBC
Association of University Teachers see AUT
ATTI (Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions), 187
AUBC (Association of Universities in the British Commonwealth), 128, 131, 133
Australia, 224, 225 -26
AUT (Association of University Teachers), 6, 59, 91 ,261
see also Universities Review
autonomy, institutional
binary policy (Crosland), 190
and other public sectors, 228
and public accountability, 226 -27
redbrick universities, 70, 72
and state dependence on universities (Ashby), 168 -69
see also state funding;
state intervention

b
Baker, Lord Kenneth, 215
Ball, Sir Christopher, 222, 223, 243
Ballard-Mathews Lectures, 161

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