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Organization and Administration in Higher Education

2nd Edition

Edited by Kristina Powers, Patrick J. Schloss

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300 pages | 31 B/W Illus.

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Description

Situating strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, this text provides effective and proven strategies for today’s change-oriented leaders. Bringing together distinguished administrators from two-year, four-year, public, and private colleges and universities, this volume provides both practical and effective guidance on the intricacies of the institutional structure, its functional activities, and contingency planning. Organization and Administration in Higher Education orients future administrators to the major areas of an academic institution and will assist higher education administrators in leading their institutions to excellence.

New in this Second Edition:

    • New chapters on the impact of Title IX and social media on higher education.
    • Updated coverage throughout on politics, technology, budgeting, program planning, and institutional changes.
    • New end-of-chapter discussion prompts.

Reviews

"This book is unique in covering the foundational knowledge along with current issues in organization and administration in higher education. Academic leaders and administrators will appreciate the wide range of topics covered while the discussion prompts provided by the authors are very useful for faculty and graduate students in higher education."

-P. Daniel Chen, Associate Professor and Higher Education Program Coordinator, Department of Counseling and Higher Education, University of North Texas

Praise for the First Edition

"In a time when we need all people to engage in creating a more effective and creative postsecondary educational system, this book proves to be most important. The material is presented in a way that will make conversation for improving postsecondary education accessible to all."

—Marilee J. Bresciani, Professor of Postsecondary Educational Leadership, San Diego State University

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

List of Figures

List of Tables

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS AND THE PEOPLE IN THEM

Chapter 1 Understanding the Range of Postsecondary Institutions and Programs

Angela E. Henderson and Kristina Powers

Chapter 2 Key Leadership Positions and Performance Expectations

Julie Carpenter-Hubin and Lydia Snover

Chapter 3 The Role of Internal Governance, Committees, and Advisory Groups

Kerry Brian Melear

Chapter 4 Effectively Managing Human Resources in Colleges and Universities

Valerie Martin Conley, Kristina Powers, and Kent J. Smith, Jr.

Chapter 5 Student Governance and Involvement in Institutional Leadership

Shouping Hu, Danielle Morgan Acosta, Carrie E. Henderson, and Jennifer Iacino

Part II EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES

Chapter 6 Innovative Strategic Planning for the Institution

Charles Mathies and Christopher Ferland

Chapter 7 The Nature and Role of Budget Processes

Patrick J. Schloss and Kristina Powers

Chapter 8 Managing Academic Program Resources

Steven T. Breslawski

Chapter 9 Overview of Accreditation

Kristina Powers and Angela E. Henderson

Part III EVENTS AND ISSUES TODAY THAT SHAPE HIGHER EDUCATION

Chapter 10 Key Legal Aspects for Higher Education Administrators

Janet Balanoff and Monoka Venters

Chapter 11 Title IX and the Impact on Colleges and Universities Today and the Next Decade

Amelia Parnell and Andrew Morse

Chapter 12 Purpose, Value, and Unintended Consequences of Social Media in Higher Education

Regina Luttrell, Karen McGrath, and Christopher Medjesky

Chapter 13 Developing Crisis Management and Emergency Plans

Cyndy Caravelis and Thomas C. Johnson

About the Contributors

Index

About the Editors

Kristina Powers is Associate Vice President of Institutional Research Services at Bridgepoint Education, USA.

Patrick J. Schloss is former President of Valdosta State University, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU016000
EDUCATION / History