ERIC Number: ED341353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Future of Higher Education.
Schuller, Tom, Ed.
This collection of 12 essays addresses three themes related to the future of higher education: access, governance, and quality. The contributors represent teaching, research and management, universities, polytechnics, and colleges. The collected essays and their authors are as follows: "Reassessing the Future" (Tom Schuller); "Finished and Unfinished Business" (Gareth Williams); "Widening the Access Argument" (Andrew McPherson); "Access and Institutional Change" (Elizabeth Reid); "Access: An Overview" (Peter Scott); "Governance and Sectoral Differentiation" (William H. Stubbs); "Governance: The Institutional Viewpoint" (Michael Richardson); "Governance: An Overview" (Michael Shattock); "The Future and Further Education" (Colin Flint); "Quality in Higher Education" (Pauline Perry); "Quality and Qualities: An Overview" (Christopher Ball) and "Access, Quality, and Governance: One Institution's Struggle for Progress" (Tessa Blackstone). The appendix provides a list of participants attending a conference on "The Future of Higher Education: A Reassessment" held September 19-21, 1990, at Birkbeck College. (81 references) (GLR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, College Administration, Colleges, Educational Demand, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Essays, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Governance, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Research, Resource Allocation, Universities
SRHE and Open University Press, Celtic Court, 22 Ballmoor, Buckingham, England, United Kingdom MK18 1XW.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers: Polytechnics; United Kingdom