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Call to Purpose Mission-Centered Change at Three Liberal Arts Colleges

Call to Purpose: Mission-Centered Change at Three Liberal Arts Colleges

1st Edition

By Matthew Hartley
April 27, 2016

A decade ago, the majority of liberal arts colleges, suffering from a decline in resources, drifted from their traditional missions. This study looks at three insitutions and suggests that a clear mission is more than a common goal....

Higher Education in Canada Different Systems, Different Perspectives

Higher Education in Canada: Different Systems, Different Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Glen A. Jones
April 27, 2016

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Women's Movement and the Politics of Change at a Women's College Jill Ker Conway at Smith, 1975-1985

The Women's Movement and the Politics of Change at a Women's College: Jill Ker Conway at Smith, 1975-1985

1st Edition

By David A. Greene
April 27, 2016

This study analyzes how Jill Ker Conway, first woman president of Smith College, implemented programmatic initiatives and changes to Smith's institutional culture that fit with her vision for higher education....

Higher Education in the Post-Communist World Case Studies of Eight Universities

Higher Education in the Post-Communist World: Case Studies of Eight Universities

1st Edition

By Paula L. W. Sabloff, Paula L. W. Sabloff
December 01, 1998

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Scholarship Unbound

Scholarship Unbound

1st Edition

By Kerry Ann O'Meara
December 22, 2014

Examining a number of academic institutions, this book highlights how they have broadened their promotion policies in order to weigh faculty professional service equally with scholarship....

Acting Otherwise The Institutionalization of Women's / Gender Studies in Taiwan's Universities

Acting Otherwise: The Institutionalization of Women's / Gender Studies in Taiwan's Universities

1st Edition

By Peiying Chen
September 11, 2014

Acting Otherwise concerns the strategies of action that have been used by feminist scholars to attain the institutionalization of women's/gender studies in universities....

Working Equal Collaboration Among Academic Couples

Working Equal: Collaboration Among Academic Couples

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth Creamer
December 14, 2000

Working Equal exposes the myth of heroic individualism that is central to contemporary western thought. With more than 35% of full-time faculty with a spouse or partner in the same profession, dual career couples are a growing presence in higher education in the U.S.. This compelling and innovative...

The Liberal Arts College Adapting to Change The Survival of Small Schools

The Liberal Arts College Adapting to Change: The Survival of Small Schools

1st Edition

By Gary Bonvillian, Robert Murphy
March 01, 1996

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Philanthropists in Higher Education Institutional, Biographical, and Religious Motivations for Giving

Philanthropists in Higher Education: Institutional, Biographical, and Religious Motivations for Giving

1st Edition

By Gregory Cascione
December 11, 2013

The main purpose of this book is to explore and understand the motivation behind major donations to higher education and what the role of religion is in these motivations. Features interviews with major donors....

The Academic Corporation A History of College and University Governing Boards

The Academic Corporation: A History of College and University Governing Boards

1st Edition

By Edwin D. Duryea, Donald T. Williams
April 27, 2000

This book, the first ever overview of the subject, traces the history of the government of higher education from the middle ages through the 1950's and concludes with a look towards the future. It provides insight into the origins and progression of corporate organization associated with western ...

Democratizing Higher Education Policy Constraints of Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Democratizing Higher Education Policy: Constraints of Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa

1st Edition

By M.T. Sehoole
August 18, 2010

This book was written with the purpose of analyzing the challenges faced by the post-apartheid government in South Africa with regard to reform of higher education. It covers the apartheid context of higher education, resistance to the system and its ultimate demise, democratic processes in ...

Crossing Customs International Students Write on U.S. College Life and Culture

Crossing Customs: International Students Write on U.S. College Life and Culture

1st Edition

By Jay Davis, Andrew Garrod, Jay Davis, Andrew Garrod
April 01, 1999

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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