Remembrance of Things Past: Trust and the Obligations of the Intellectual
Abstract

This article depicts what academe might look like in 2027, traces the roots of the problem, and suggests how to overcome them. He focuses in particular on access and shared governance. The text considers how theories of social capital and trust might inform the challenges that higher education faces, delineates the parameters of organizational trust and trustworthiness, and concludes with an outline of responsibilities that intellectuals have to meet to ensure the trust extended to colleges and universities.


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