Fiat Lux Redux: Ansel Adams and Clark Kerr

A Living Legacy

Clark Kerr's The Uses of the University .... remains the best explanation of how the American research university emerged and evolved, and why its commitment to the critical perspective and the long view is so important to our present and our future."

 

 --Drew Gilpin Faust, president of Harvard University

The New York Times Book Review, May 27, 2012, p. 6

The Uses of the University: The Godkin Lectures, 1963, Harvard University

The Uses of the University: The Godkin Lectures, 1963, Harvard University

The Plan, conceived by Kerr and the State Superintendent for Public Instruction, providing for balanced, orderly growth of programs among the state’s three higher education systems: the University of California, the California State Colleges, and the Community Colleges.

A Master Plan for Higher Education in California, 1960-1975

A Master Plan for Higher Education in California, 1960-1975