The Campus and Environmental Responsibility, Vol. 77 - David J. Eagan - Paperback
The Campus and Environmental Responsibility, Vol. 77 - David J. Eagan - Paperback
$3.95 Shipping
  • Condition: Good
  • Provider: Rentals Express Contact
  • Provider Rating:
  • Ships From: Multiple Locations
  • Shipping: Standard, Expedited
  • Comments: Ships with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!

   30-day money back guarantee

Ask the provider about this item.

Most renters respond to questions in 48 hours or less.
The response will be emailed to you.
  • ISBN-13: 9781555427535
  • ISBN: 1555427537
  • Publisher: Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John



In a college commencement address a few years ago, poet, philosopher, and farmer WAndell Berry raised a simple but nearly impossible challenge. "Find work, if you can," he said, "that does no damage" to the world or its future. Had he addressed the same students four years before at their high school graduations, saying, "Find a college, if you can, that does not damage," where would they have gone? How many institutions have analyzed their resource flows of energy, water, materials, food, and waste? How many have attempted to minimize the damage that they do to the world that their graduates will inherit? How many of the proudest of our colleges and universities educate their graduates even to understand the problem? The answers are clearly "not many," perhaps not even "a few." But things are changing, and some of those changes are described in this volume of "New Directions for Higher Education." The contributors here share a vision of institutions reshaped to respond to the environmental challenges of this decade and beyond. This is partly a "how to do it" volume with practical suggestions. But it is, above all, an idea book designed to stimulate thinking about the evolution of institutions of higher education toward a twenty-first century agAnda that must take into account the finiteness of the earth, the logic of systems and their interrelatedness, and an emerging ethic about our role as citizens of the biotic community and our responsibilities to future generations. This is the 77th issue in the quarterly journal New Directions for Higher Education. For more information on the series, please see the Journals and Periodicals page.Eagan, David J. is the author of 'The Campus and Environmental Responsibility, Vol. 77 - David J. Eagan - Paperback' with ISBN 9781555427535 and ISBN 1555427537.

[read more]

Questions about purchases?

You can find lots of answers to common customer questions in our FAQs

View a detailed breakdown of our shipping prices

Learn about our return policy

Still need help? Feel free to contact us

View college textbooks by subject
and top textbooks for college

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

With our dedicated customer support team, 30-day no-questions-asked return policy, and our price match guarantee, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.