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Competing Conceptions of Academic Governance: Negotiating the Perfect Storm

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Description for Competing Conceptions of Academic Governance: Negotiating the Perfect Storm Paperback. Carefully weighing various models and strategies, Competing Conceptions of Academic Governance provides new ways of understanding and addressing the changes that are transforming higher education. Editor(s): Tierney, William G. Num Pages: 262 pages, 4, 4 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: JNF; JNK; JNM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 368.
Today, institutional leaders face numerous struggles: intervention from boards of trustees, alumni, and state legislators; decline in financial support from the states; and competition in an increasingly global marketplace. While it is agreed that effective governance structures allow institutions to respond creatively to these challenges, how best to allocate control in order to maximize institutional efficiency, preserve academic freedom, and ensure institutional identity remains unclear. Increasingly, administrators look to non-academic institutions for governance and management strategies. In Competing Conceptions of Academic Governance, William G. Tierney brings together faculty members, administrators, and policy experts to discuss differing views of academic governance ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
Number of Pages
264
Place of Publication
Baltimore, MD, United States
ISBN
9780801892110
SKU
V9780801892110
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About William G. Tierney (Ed.)
William G. Tierney is the Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education and director of the Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis at the University of Southern California. He is the editor of The Responsive University: Restructuring for High Performance, also available from Johns Hopkins.

Reviews for Competing Conceptions of Academic Governance: Negotiating the Perfect Storm
The broad perspectives on university governance put forward in this book, relevant to all who are 'negotiating the perfect storm,' make it worthwhile reading.
Harry deBoer Review of Higher Education This book arrives at an important moment in the evolution of university governance... The research and scholarship in this volume provide a detailed depiction of the challenges faced by ... Read more

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