Contents

C O N T E N T S

Preface and Acknowledgements

P A R T I

Chapter 1 – Montana: Growing Up With Joe McCarthy

Chapter 2 – Montana: College as a New Lease on Life

Chapter 3 – Across the U.S.A.: Academic and Political

Apprenticeships

Chapter 4 –The Hybrid Career Begins: Penn State and the American Council on Education

P A R T II

Chapter 5 – Montana: The Ambiguity of Identity

Chapter 6 – Montana: The Clash of Political and Academic

Imperatives

Chapter 7 – Montana: Hardball Politics

Chapter 8 – Montana: Don Quixote’s Political Adventure

P A R T III

Chapter 9 – Texas: …y Justica Para Todos

Chapter 10 – Illinois: Don’t Let the University Embarrass the Board

Chapter 11 --Illinois: Partisanship Comes Knocking in the Night

P A R T IV

Chapter 12 - Pennsylvania: Flagship Abuse

Chapter 13 - Pennsylvania: Ambush, Intrigue, and the Beginning of the

Fall

Chapter 14 – Pennsylvania: The Dagger and the Sword--A President’s

Reward

C O N C L U S I O N

Chapter 15 – Pennsylvania and Montana: Bittersweet Transition into

Sagehood, and a Return to Peaceful Values

Endnotes




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