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ERIC Number: EJ1087078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Feb
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
Organizational Adaptation of Liberal Arts Colleges during the Great Recession of 2007
Hilbun, Ashlie Junot; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan
Innovative Higher Education, v41 n1 p5-18 Feb 2016
The study we report here explored how private liberal arts colleges adapted to the Great Recession of 2007. We examined institutional changes at three private liberal arts colleges and their effects on the institutions' operations. For this multiple-case study we analyzed data from three colleges in the southeastern region of the United States; and the data included 30 participant interviews, public and private documents, and observational field notes. This study highlights the prominence of both the external environment and institutional factors in the survival story of liberal arts colleges.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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