At What Cost? Charting the Future of American Research Universities.
Vital Speeches of the Day, 77(5), 187-193.(2011).
The article presents a speech by Johns Hopkins University’s provost Lloyd Minor, “How to “Sustain, Nurture and Protect the Bedrock Values” Amid “The Politics of Cost,” delivered on March 3, 2011 at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D. C. in which Minor discusses the outlook for American research universities, the knowledge-based culture at Johns Hopkins which gives faculty members a significant amount of autonomy, and the concept of academic freedom.