ERIC Number: EJ788310
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
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Top to Bottom Reengineering: University System of Maryland Enhances Productivity, Improves Accountability, and Maintains Quality
Kirwan, William E.
New Directions for Higher Education, n140 p41-49 Win 2007
As an enterprise that relies heavily on state funding, public higher education has long seen its support rise and fall with the boom-and-bust cycle of the economy. This chapter examines how the University System of Maryland repositioned itself as a state system able to thrive in an era of permanently diminished resources and perpetually escalating demands.
Descriptors: Operations Research, Organizational Theories, Organizational Change, Cost Effectiveness, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Accountability, Higher Education, Systems Analysis, State Universities, Institutional Research, Change Strategies, Educational Change
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Maryland