ERIC Number: ED404906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Transforming Higher Education: Views from Leaders around the World. Series on Higher Education.
Green, Madeleine F., Ed.
This collection of 16 essays examines forces transforming higher education around the world, including demands for greater access to higher education, funding problems, the conflicting requirements of various constituencies, and pressures to contribute to a country's economic and social development. The essays include: (1) "Forces for Change" (Madeleine F. Green and Fred M. Hayward); (2) "Institutional Leadership in the Change Process" (Madeleine F. Green); (3) "Asian Higher Education: Growth, Diversity, and Change" (Gerard A. Postiglione); (4) "Latin America and the Change in Change" (Daniel C. Levy); (5) "Higher Education in Africa: Crisis and Transformation" (Fred M. Hayward); (6) "Higher Education in Western Europe" (Claudius Gellert); (7) "The United States" (D. Bruce Johnstone); (8) "Canada" (B. Dalin Jameson and K. George Pederson); (9) "Mexico" (Sylvia Ortega Salazar); (10) "Australia" (Brian G. Wilson); (11) "The United Kingdom" (Kenneth J. R. Edwards); (12) "France" (Suzy Halimi); (13) "The Czech Republic" (Josef Jarab); (14) "South Africa" (Brian De Lacy Figaji); (15) "Japan" (Tadao Isjikawa); and (16) "China" (Bai Tongshuo). (Each essay contains references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrators, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Demand, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Socioeconomic Influences, Trend Analysis, World Affairs
Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397 ($39.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.