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ERIC Number: ED470611
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
TD4020: College and University Organization and Administration.
Hankin, Joseph
This document is a course syllabus for "College and University Organization and Administration." The purpose of the course is to provide an overview of the organizational structure and administrative nature of U.S. colleges, universities, and other learning organizations. Course objectives include: (1) an introduction of selected organizational, administrative, and political issues of colleges and universities; (2) an investigation of the roles and responsibilities of the officers and constituencies of colleges; (3) an investigation of the leadership challenges and opportunities for senior officers of colleges and universities; and (4) an introduction to theory about higher education organizations, governance, management, leadership, and the change process. Course readings include Birnbaum's "How Colleges Work: The Cybernetics of Academic Organization and Leadership," Brown's "Organization and Governance in Higher Education," and selections from Rudolph's "The American College and University: A History," and Altbach's "American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century: Social, Political, and Economic Challenges." (CB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A