ERIC Number: ED456710
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
The State of UK Higher Education: Managing Change and Diversity.
Warner, David, Ed.; Palfreyman, David, Ed.
In this collection, experienced university managers explore the strengths and weaknesses of the various sectors of higher education in the United Kingdom. Their chapters illustrate the diversity of responses within different institutions to the drivers of change. The chapters are: (1) "Introduction: Setting the Scene" (David Warner and David Palfreyman); (2) "The Ancient Collegiate Universities: Oxford and Cambridge" (David Palfreyman); (3) "The Big Civics" (David Holmes); (4) "Exeter University: Going Back to the Future?" (Philip Harvey); (5) "The 1960s New Universities" (Tony Rich); (6) "Old and New: Durham and Stockton" (John Hogan); (7) "Higher Education in Scotland: Diversity, Distinctiveness and Devolution" (David Caldwell); (8) "Higher Education in Wales" (David Warner); (9) "The Modern English Universities" (John Gledhill); (10) "The Funding Councils: Governance and Accountability" (Steve Cannon); (11) "The Admissions System: Expansion, Inclusion and the Demands of Diversity" (Anthony McLaren); (12) "The Cuckoo in the Nest? The Business School in a University" (Allan Bolton); (13) "The Changing Fortunes of Continuing Education: From Margins to Mainstream to...?" (Russell Moseley); (14) "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman?" (Suzanne Alexander); (15) "A View from the Market Place" (Rosemary Stamp); (16) "Managing Transformation" (Jim Rushton); (17) "Academic Development" (Robert Burgess); and (18) "Conclusion: Triumph and Retreat" (Peter Scott). An appendix contains a bibliography of major works by M. L. Shattock compiled by Jonathan Nicholls. (Contains 289 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Administration, Colleges, Continuing Education, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Open University Press, 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (paperback: ISBN-0-335-20833-9, 19.99 British pounds; hardback: ISBN-0-335-20659-X, 65 British pounds.). Web site: http://www.openup.co.uk.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom