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The Resource Saving alma mater : a rescue plan for America's public universities, James C. Garland

Saving alma mater : a rescue plan for America's public universities, James C. Garland

Label
Saving alma mater : a rescue plan for America's public universities
Title
Saving alma mater
Title remainder
a rescue plan for America's public universities
Statement of responsibility
James C. Garland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
America's public universities educate 80% of our nation's college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative indifference, many of these institutions have fallen into decline. Tuition costs have skyrocketed, class sizes have gone up, the number of courses offered has gone down, and the overall quality of education has decreased significantly. Here James C. Garland draws on more than thirty years of experience as a professor, administrator, and university president to argue that a new compact between state g
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garland, James C.
Dewey number
378.1/060973
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LB2342
LC item number
.G37 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public universities and colleges
  • EDUCATION
  • Public universities and colleges
  • United States
  • Hochschule
  • Finanzierung
  • USA
Label
Saving alma mater : a rescue plan for America's public universities, James C. Garland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where the money comes from -- Market forces in higher education -- Why public universities cannot restrain costs -- The university prime directive -- The faculty are the university -- The cargo cult college -- The blessing and curse of shared governance -- What price shared governance? -- The shape of things to come -- Leadership begins with the trustees -- The role of governing boards in the new era -- Recruiting presidential leadership -- Reforming the academic culture -- A proposal for deregulation of public universities
Control code
496099313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 268 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226283883
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 242646
  • f28b561b-3fa4-4637-b5de-3aada321e75c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)496099313
Label
Saving alma mater : a rescue plan for America's public universities, James C. Garland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where the money comes from -- Market forces in higher education -- Why public universities cannot restrain costs -- The university prime directive -- The faculty are the university -- The cargo cult college -- The blessing and curse of shared governance -- What price shared governance? -- The shape of things to come -- Leadership begins with the trustees -- The role of governing boards in the new era -- Recruiting presidential leadership -- Reforming the academic culture -- A proposal for deregulation of public universities
Control code
496099313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 268 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226283883
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 242646
  • f28b561b-3fa4-4637-b5de-3aada321e75c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)496099313

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