9780787900724

Managing Today's University Strategies for Viability, Change, and Excellence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787900724

  • ISBN10:

    0787900729

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/3/1995
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

"An important addition to the library of anyone concerned with or interested in the role of the university in today's society. Those of us who have devoted our life's work to improving the delivery of educational programs and services to students will appreciate Balderston's comprehensive view of our work setting." --Journal of College Student Development

Author Biography

FREDERICK E. BALDERSTON is professor emeritus, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, and executive vice president of the Bernard Osher Foundation in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSITY ORGANIZATION.
Organizing for Management.
Values of the University.
University Governance.
Leadership and the Presidency.
Academic Organization.
Administrative and Coordinating Functions.
RESOURCES.
Budgets and Budgeting Systems.
Revenues and Enrollments.
Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid.
Academic Resources and Facilities.
PROGRAMS AND QUALITY.
Graduate Education.
University Research and Scholarship.
Quality Standards and Assessment.
MANAGING CHANGE.
Efficiency and Productivity.
Retrenchment, Restructuring, and ``Re-engineering''.
Ensuring Viability, Change, and Excellence.

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