ERIC Number: ED185954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: 0
University and College Administration in North America: Supplement to the Proceedings of the Annual Conference held in Edinburgh, April 1979.
Conference of Univ. Administrators.
Papers from the 1979 Conference of University Administrators are presented. Current problems in higher education in the United States and Canada and the concept of professionalism as applied to university administration were addressed. Contents are as follows: introductory paper: "Professional Associations: The Off-Campus Organizations of Collegiate Middle Managers," by Robert A. Scott; "Current Problems in Higher Education in the United States," by D. F. Finn; "Canadian Education: Problems and Prospects," by P. Bartram; "The Organisation of American Associations of University Administrators," by D. F. Finn; "The Profession of Higher Education Administration," by E. G. Ryan; "Professional Associations in the U.S.A.," by S. Berry; and "An Overview of Admissions Practices in U.S. Colleges and Universities," by C. Sjogren. Among the specific topics addressed at the conference are the following: educational finance; the organization and role of the National Association of College and University Business Officers; characteristics of a profession; the role of the American Association of University Administrators in meeting the requirements of a profession; the organization and role of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; and the admissions process in general and open door, selective, and competitive admission in particular. (SW)
Descriptors: Administrators, College Administration, College Admission, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Role, National Organizations, Organizations (Groups), Professional Associations, Trend Analysis
Assistant Bursar, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE England ($1.50)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Conference of Univ. Administrators.
Identifiers: Canada; United States