Oral history interview with Arthur E. Levine, 2013

 

Name
Levine, Arthur (Interviewee)
Rogers, Bethany (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Arthur E. Levine, 2013
Abstract
Authorship of book on U.S. higher education undergraduate curriculum and importance to career; presidency of Bradford College: application of curriculum research, its revitalization by creation of practical liberal arts program; Clark Kerr's influential development of research university model throughout California; surprise at recruitment to position of President at Teachers College (TC); reorgani zation of TC to better prepare teachers as leaders and researchers; suitability of Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (WWNFF) to broadly affect teacher education; request by Vartan Gregorian to provide input on Carnegie Corporation education programs; Vartan Gregorian's interest in improving education and investment in Teachers for a New Era; work with Jim Hunt and Mitch Daniels to develop state-specific teacher education programs; Carnegie Corporation funding to WWNFF: recruitment of high-ability teachers of color, honing of state-specific and regional teacher education program, attention to teacher retention, development of programs focused on STEM teachers; importance of experimentation and flexibility in teacher education schools; reasons for need for greater education equity and opportunity in U.S.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 3
Subjects
Education, Higher; Educators; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations--Political activity; Endowments; Gregorian, Vartan; Levine, Arthur; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2013
Physical Description
53 pages + index; 1 digital video file (91 min.); 1 digital audio file
Note (Biographical)
President, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Note
Interviewed by Bethany Rogers on June 25, 2013.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of Arthur E. Levine
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
10510624
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8V13NR0
Related URLs
Transcript
Available digital content for this interview.