Richard Norton Smith is Director of the Gerald R. Ford Museum.
Mr. Smith fulfills his intentions with as readable an account of
Harvard as we are likely to need for a while. -- Robert A.
McCaughey * New York Times Book Review *
We appear to be at a turning point in the evolution of colleges and universities in America. As in earlier periods of our history, the institutions of higher education are changing in response to the knowledge needs of society... In reading Richard Norton Smith's The Harvard Century one revisits those forces and personalities shaping our major universities during the decisive decades of their development as the centers for scientific research. -- Christopher N. Breiseth * Change *