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ERIC Number: EJ822526
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
Departments in Academic Receivership: Possible Causes and Solutions
Stone, Tammy
Innovative Higher Education, v33 n4 p229-238 Jan 2009
This article explores the concept of academic receivership in U.S. colleges and universities. Academic receivership occurs when control of an academic department or program is removed from the faculty and an outside chair is put in place by the college or university administration. A literature review is supplemented by a small survey to assess how common receivership is and how it is administered. Combined, these elements allow for a discussion of the warning signs that a department is becoming dysfunctional and a procedure to guide a department through the receivership process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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