ERIC Number: ED390310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Understanding the Many Faces of the Culture of Higher Education.
Van Patten, James J., Ed.
This collection of 12 essays focuses on the philosophy, organization, goals, and administration of higher education institutions. The essays include: (1) "Reframing Leadership: The Study of Educational Philosophy as Preparation for Administrative Practice" (James Wagener); (2) "Community, Collegiality, & Diversity: Professors, Priorities, and Perversity" (Douglas Simpson and Cornell Thomas); (3) "Enhancing Quality and Morale in Higher Education through Effective Leadership in Tight and Other Times" (Ernest R. Goeres); (4) "Consideration of Services in the Merit Process for University Faculty" (Joe Cornett); (5) "U.S.A Teacher Education Reforms, Early 1990s: Some Questions" (Franklin Parker); (6) "What is Wrong with Teaching in Higher Education?" (Mario A. Benitez); (7) "Total Quality Management, Fall Out from John Dewey's Theories?" (James J. Van Patten); (8) "Higher Education and Total Quality Management" (Johnnie Roebuck); (9) "The Culture of Higher Education" (Martin Schoppmeyer); (10) "Understanding Budget Decision-Making in Higher Education" (Daniel P. Cawdrey and Martin W. Schoppmeyer); (11) "Edmund Burke, the Republican Tradition, and Higher Education" (Margaret E. Lang); and (12) "The Education of Nations: An Analysis of Robert B. Reich's Economic Theory" (John H. Lockwood). Most essays contain reference lists. (MDM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Budgeting, College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction, Colleges, Collegiality, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Faculty Promotion, Higher Education, Leadership, Models, Teacher Education, Total Quality Management, Universities
Edwin Mellen Press, Box 450, Lewiston, NY 14092 ($79.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
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