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ERIC Number: EJ437930
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0361-0365
The Role of Statements of Institutional Purpose.
Lang, Daniel W.; Lopers-Sweetman, Rosanne
Research in Higher Education, v32 n6 p599-624 Dec 1991
Examination of 32 college and 12 higher education system mission statements suggests they are effective in some situations but may be disadvantageous in others. Several different roles for the statements emerged: (1) goals clarification; (2) smoke screens for opportunism; (3) descriptions of status quo; (4) aspirations; and (5) marketing tools. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
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