ERIC Number: EJ526241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Five Challenges for Academic Leaders in the 21st Century.
Penney, Sherry H.
Educational Record, v77 n2-3 p19-22 Spr-Sum 1996
It is argued that college presidents should concentrate their efforts in five specific areas: (1) interpreting and managing change; (2) leading academic transformation; (3) balancing constituencies and their opposing claims; (4) finding financial resources; and (5) defending and promoting higher education, by meeting growing and inconsistent demands for accountability. (MSE)
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Role, Change Agents, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Planning, College Presidents, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Interpersonal Competence, Leadership, Public Opinion, Public Relations, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Inside the College Presidency."