Prioritizing academic programs and services revised and updated Increasing economic concerns make the new edition of this best-selling classic an invaluable resource for those who want and need to implement a proven step-by-step approach to reallocating resources in tough times. Praise for prioritizing academic programs and Services "For more than a decade, higher education leaders have turned to Dickeson's practical guide to academic program assessment.
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As one of the early adopters of the process that he proposes, resilient, vital, I am convinced that it is a powerful and practical tool for any college or university committed to remaining focused, and relevant in a dynamic and increasingly challenging environment. David maxwell, president, Drake University.
Based on the author's extensive consulting experience, this necessary and timely resource offers the best advice for addressing the current economic concerns affecting most colleges and universities. This book includes access to additional content online, including models for prioritization from a variety of campuses.
Budgets and Financial Management in Higher EducationJossey-Bass #ad - This book will help new administrators department chairs, directors, deans understand and become more proficient in their financial management role within the institution. Highly accessible, practitioners will be able to put the book's guidance to immediate use in their work. Specifically, the budget cycle, the book: • provides an understanding of the basics of budgeting and fiscal management in higher education • defines the elements of a budget, and the steps for creating a budget • suggests ways of avoiding common pitfalls and problems of managing budgets • contains effective strategies for dealing with loss of resources • includes end-of-chapter reflection questions and an expanded glossary of terms Written in plain language this volume provides practical approaches to many complex problems in fiscal management.
The challenges that arise when budget problems are postponed are also discussed. The volume contains a number of suggestions for practitioners with new budgeting and fiscal responsibilities. . This new edition of the book contains new information in every chapter reflecting both the most recent developments in higher education and feedback from readers of the earlier edition.
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The information on the current higher education financial environment has been updated, and the case studies have been revised.
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Demographics and the Demand for Higher EducationJohns Hopkins University Press #ad - Higher education faces a looming demographic storm. Analyzing demand forecasts by institution type and rank while disaggregating by demographic groups, Grawe provides separate forecasts for two-year colleges, elite institutions, and everything in between. As a result, the northeast and midwest―traditional higher education strongholds―expect to lose 5 percent of their college-aged populations between now and the mid-2020s.
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Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education #ad - In 2026, when the front edge of this birth dearth reaches college campuses, the number of college-aged students will drop almost 15 percent in just 5 years. In demographics and the Demand for Higher Education, Nathan D. Furthermore, and in response to the Great Recession, child-bearing has plummeted. Decades-long patterns in fertility, migration, and immigration persistently nudge the country toward the Hispanic Southwest.
While many schools face painful contractions, for example, demand for elite schools is expected to grow by more than 15 percent in future years. Essential for administrators and trustees who are responsible for recruitment, student support, facilities construction, and strategic planning, tenure practices, admissions, this book is a practical guide for navigating coming enrollment challenges.
Reinventing Higher Education: The Promise of InnovationHarvard Education Press #ad - The inspiration for this timely book is the pressing need for fresh ideas and innovations in U. S. Jossey-Bass. Higher education. Used book in Good Condition. Combining trenchant critiques of current conditions with thought-provoking analyses of possible reforms and new directions, Reinventing Higher Education is an ambitious exploration of possible future directions for revitalized American colleges and universities.
This collection of provocative articles by leading scholars, innovators, writers, and university administrators examines the current higher education environment and its chronic resistance to change; the rise of for-profit universities; the potential future role of community colleges in a significantly revised higher education realm; and the emergence of online learning as a means to reshape teaching and learning and to reach new consumers of higher education.
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The Law of Higher Education, 5th Edition: Student VersionJossey-Bass #ad - In addition, a glossary of key legal terms, the book includes a general introduction to the study of higher education law, and appendices for non-law students on the American court system and on how to read court opinions. Used book in Good Condition. Jossey-Bass. The student version includes the materials from the full fifth edition that most relate to student interests and are most suitable for classroom instruction.
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In addition, the authors will periodically update the Student Version by posting recent developments on a Web site hosted by NACUA.
Turnaround: Leading Stressed Colleges and Universities to ExcellenceJohns Hopkins University Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Evaluating the experiences of two hundred college leaders, the contributors share such critical information as:• 20 indicators of institutional vulnerability• 10 necessary skills for presidents directing a turnaround• 5 characteristics of institutions that have completed successful turnarounds• 10 lessons of successful turnaroundsFeaturing candid advice from decision makers who have faced severe challenges, Turnaround is a valuable resource for college and university leaders facing tough times.
Nearly one thousand colleges and universities in the United States face major challenges―from catastrophic hurricanes to loss of accreditation to sagging enrollment. What can leaders of such at-risk institutions do to improve their situation? Turnaround gives college and university leaders the tools they need to put their fragile institutions back on a path to success.
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Building Organizational Capacity: Strategic Management in Higher EducationJohns Hopkins University Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Toma's clear and well-integrated review of the latest research, as well as his advice for decision makers applying the book's lessons in practice, ensures this volume's place in the growing literature on strategy and management in higher education. Jossey-Bass. Douglas Toma. Every university or college president envisions bold initiatives―big projects intended to change the nature of an institution with significant implications across all sectors.
Used book in Good Condition. This book examines eight essential organizational elements―purposes, governance, policies, information, infrastructure, structure, processes, and culture―and illuminates their influence in strategic management through case studies at eight institutions. Building organizational capacity situates strategic management within the context of higher education, providing practitioners with the tools to better understand institutional challenges in accomplishing its missions and realizing its aspirations.
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The Entrepreneurial Domains of American Higher EducationJossey-Bass #ad - Topics are identified by a national survey. This is the fifth issue the 34th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Higher education system. Such research would make meaningful contributions to the practices of a wide range of faculty, administrators, and students that have been influenced by the various forms of academic entrepreneurship.
Used book in Good Condition. Academic entrepreneurship is now an institutionalized trend across the contemporary U. S. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication. Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences.
The Entrepreneurial Domains of American Higher Education #ad - The consistent themes that are woven throughout the overview and discussion are the lack of consensus on the meaning of "academic entrepreneurship" and the tensions that have arisen out of this now pervasive movement. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. This monograph provides a concise but thorough overview and discussion of the primary literatures that address the trends and implications of entrepreneurship on contemporary higher education environments in the United States.
Accordingly the authors provide readers with a set of important questions to be answered through careful empirical attention.
Why Does College Cost So Much?Oxford University Press #ad - Oxford university Press UK. A technological trio of broad economic forces has come together in the last thirty years to cause higher education costs, and costs in many other industries, to rise much more rapidly than the inflation rate. Jossey-Bass. Higher education is a personal service that relies on highly educated labor.
Used book in Good Condition. A college education has become less reachable to a broad swathe of the American public at the same time that the market demand for highly educated people has soared. This affordability problem has deep roots. The main culprit is economic growth itself. This finding does not mean that all is well in American higher education.
Why Does College Cost So Much? #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This book offers a different view. Common targets of dysfunction include prestige games among universities, gold plated amenities, and bloated administration. To explain rising college cost, the authors place the higher education industry firmly within the larger economic history of the United States.
This book is a call to calm the rhetoric of blame and to instead find policies that will increase access to higher education while preserving the quality of our colleges and universities. Much of what is written about colleges and universities ties rapidly rising tuition to dysfunctional behavior in the academy.
A History of American Higher Education, 2nd EditionJohns Hopkins University Press #ad - Oxford university Press UK. In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. Johns hopkins University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Jossey-Bass. This edition brings the discussion of perennial hot-button issues such as big-time sports programs up to date and addresses such current areas of contention as the changing role of governing boards and the financial challenges posed by the economic downturn.
Colleges and universities are among the most cherished―and controversial―institutions in the United States. Thelin offers welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this highly influential sector in American life. Thelin’s work has distinguished itself as the most wide-ranging and engaging account of the origins and evolution of America's institutions of higher learning.