John U. Monro

John U. Monro

Uncommon Educator

eBook - 2012
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In 1967, John U. Monro, dean of the college at Harvard, left his twenty-year administrative career at that prestigious university for a teaching position at Miles College-an unaccredited historically black college on the outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama. This unconventional move was a natural continuation of Monro's life-long commitment to equal opportunity in education. A champion of the underprivileged, Monro embodied both the virtues of the Greatest Generation and the idealism of the civil rights era. His teaching career spanned more than four decades, and, as biographer Toni-Lee Capossela.
Publisher: Baton Rouge :, Louisiana State University Press,, 2012
ISBN: 9780807145593
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 276 pages)

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