ERIC Number: ED311819
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Governing Tomorrow's Campus. Perspectives and Agendas.
Schuster, Jack H.; And Others
A collection of original essays about who will and should share in governing colleges and universities is presented. Five parts contain 15 chapters as follows: (1) The Context of Contemporary Campus Governance: "Academic Governance: An Evolutionary Perspective," (W. Metzger); (2) New Perspectives on Campus Governance: "Leadership and Followership: The Cybernetics of University Governance" (R. Birnbaum), "Governance and Aspiration: Leading the Diversity of American Higher Education" (I. Spitzberg, Jr.), and "Principals and Agents in Campus Governance" (K. Mohrman); (3) The Faculty's Province: "Governance and the Changing Faculty Condition" (J. Schuster), "Faculty Professionalism: The Responsibilities of Shared Governance" (L. Miller), and "The Role of Faculty in Campus Governance" (P. Plante); (4) Governance, Unions, and Management: "Shotgun Marriage: The Growing Connection Between Academic Management and Faculty Governance" (G. Keller), "Governance, Faculty Unions, and the Changing Workplace" (I. Polishook and R. Nielson), and "Grievance Systems: Boon or Bane for Shared Governance?" (B. Lee); and (5) The Political Environment of Campus Governance: "Shared Governance and External Constraints" (R. Berdahl), "Context for Governance: Public Dissatisfaction and Campus Accountability" (C. Finn, Jr.), and "Governing the Campus: A National Perspective" (E. Boyer). (SM)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, College Faculty, College Governing Councils, Employer Employee Relationship, Faculty College Relationship, Governance, Government (Administrative Body), Grievance Procedures, Higher Education, Leadership, Policy Formation, Politics, Trend Analysis, Unions
Macmillan Publishing Company, 866 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Note: American Council on Education/Macmillan Series on Higher Education.