Index
Academic Council, 51, 94, 103, 109, 130, 134,
184; Executive Committee of (ecac),
88, 135, 137, 184
acc (Atlantic Coast Conference), 211
Adams, Henry, 35; The Education of Henry
Adams, 32–33
Adams, John, 32
Adams, John Quincy, 32
Addams, Jane, 35
admissions: application and personal
essay in, 115, 202; in China, 180; The
College Board Forum and, 161; dean of
undergraduate, 153; Duke’s philosophy
of, 136, 244; economic in equality in, 45;
pro cess of, 161–62; undergraduate, 90
Aeneas, 43
affirmative action, 45, 130, 135, 136
Affordable Care Act (aca), 208
African Americans, 60, 195; at Duke, 26,
130, 133, 134–35, 157, 158, 218; in Duke
leadership positions, 136; Durham
and, 128, 213; higher education and, 45,
60–61, 86–87, 123, 132; history of, 86,
123–25, 157, 217–18; lynching of, 217.
See also civil rights movement
aging, study of, 48–49
Agre, Peter, 50
aids research, 40, 186
Alexander, Lamar, 233
alumni, 77–78, 81–82, 134, 146, 159, 237,
240; clubs, 77, 78; network of, 146;
philanthropy and, 192; reunions of,
139; as White House Fellows, 134–35.
See also names of individual alumnae
and alumni
Amer i ca competes Act (2007), 77, 165
American Acad emy of Arts and Sciences,
170; RHB speaks at induction ceremony
of (2004), 29–31; Commission on the
Humanities and Social Sciences of, 110,
148, 149, 161, 165–67, 169, 170, 177, 226,
233, 234
American Council of Learned Societies,
225
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
(arra), 105, 207
American Tobacco site, Durham, 213
Andrews, Nancy, 186
Apple, 178–79, 239
application of research, 23, 40, 50, 58, 176
Aristotle, 155
Armstrong, Brenda, 133
art, arts, 30, 82, 111, 120, 167; museums of,
170, 187, 234. See also Nasher Museum
of Art
Arum, Richard, and Josipa Roksa, Aca-
demically Adrift, 162
Ashby, Valerie, 137n1
athletics, athletes, 10, 141, 154, 159; bas-
ketball, 32, 146, 220; competition and,
181, 211; Division I sports and, 210; at
Duke, 19, 32, 210–12, 220; Duke lacrosse
case and, 71–74; football, 13, 210, 221;
intercollegiate, 211–12
Auden, W. H., 98
Augustine, Norman, 166, 169, 177
Baker, Lee, 136
Baldwin Auditorium, 189–90, 192
Beckert, Sven, Empire of Cotton, 226–27
Beijing, 95; RHB in, 172
Bell, Bill, Mayor of Durham, 23
Berlin Wall, 181
Bernard, Pam, 136
blacks. See African Americans
Black Student Alliance, 218–19
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