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Making College Better

Views from the Top
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ISBN-13:
9781433144998
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
234
Autor:
Joseph L. Devitis
Serie:
Adolescent Cultures, School, and Society Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
2 - DRM Adobe
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Joseph L. DeVitis: Introduction - Jonathan M. Brand: Foundational Truths about Higher Education - Steven C. Bahls: Liberal Arts Colleges: Building Capacity to Thrive - Brian Rosenberg: The Future of the Liberal Arts College, or How to Keep Smiling on the Edge of the Crevasse - Timothy L. Hall: Making College Better-For Whom? - Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble: Rethinking Fit, Choosing to Include, and Educating World Changers - J. Randall O'Brien: The Soul of a Christian University - Paul C. Pribbenow: From Either/Or to Both/And: The Journey of a Lutheran College to Interfaith Living - Patricia McGuire: A Case Study: Transforming a Catholic Women's College - Carine M. Feyten: Learning to Thrive: A Perspective from Texas Woman's-A Large Public University - Beverly Warren: Making College Better Through a Reimagined Undergraduate Research Focus - Sandra J. Jordan: Public Comprehensive Universities: The People's University at a Crossroads - Elsa M. Núñez: The Role of Public Regional Universities in the 21st Century - James A. Anderson: How Transformational Change Can Prepare HBCUs and MSIs to Be Competitive in the 21st Century - Kevin D. Rome: Energizing Higher Education in Tough Times: A Historically Black College President's Perspective - Edward E. Raspiller: Making Community Colleges Better - Contributors.
Today's colleges and universities are facing mounting criticism from both internal and external interest groups and constituencies. While strident calls for reform accelerate, resources for higher education have weakened. Thus, demands to improve college education abound amidst hard times. This timely book, Making College Better: Views from the Top, offers more rational and practical responses to that public outcry by allowing college presidents and chancellors from a wide variety of postsecondary institutions the opportunity to address, in measured ways, many complex issues and how they might be untangled. Moreover, these academic leaders provide possible remedies to make college better through more strategic policies and practices.