ERIC Number: EJ591455
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Starting and Sustaining a Consortium.
Baus, Frederick; Ramsbottom, Claire A.
New Directions for Higher Education, n106 p3-18 Sum 1999
The experience of college consortia suggests that success and sustainability depend on high-level leadership and commitment; clear mission and goals; balance mechanisms for assuring parity of participants; decision-making ability; a third-party, neutral function; adequate funding; clear cost-sharing arrangements; mechanisms for measuring success; effective communication; and flexibility. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Best Practices in Higher Education Consortia: How Institutions Can Work Together," No. 106.