ERIC Number: ED337073
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
A Primer for University Presidents: Managing the Modern University.
Flawn, Peter T.
This book is a practical guide to the management of a university. It discusses the role of the university president and offers advice on areas ranging from establishing the university agenda to timing for retirement. Discussions include all aspects of life in a major research university: governance and management, working with committees, campus facilities, faculty, curriculum, students, research and scholarship, budget and planning, intercollegiate athletics, academic ceremonies and official occasions, development, and relations with governmental agencies and other outside constituencies. Contains an index. (GLR)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Advisory Committees, Budgeting, College Administration, College Athletics, College Faculty, College Presidents, Colleges, Committees, Curriculum Development, Educational Facilities, Governance, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Public Agencies, Universities
University of Texas Press, P.O. Box 7819, Austin, TX 78713-7819 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A