ERIC Number: EJ888515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
University-Based Research Centers: Characteristics, Organization, and Administrative Implications
Sa, Creso M.
Journal of Research Administration, v39 n1 p32-40 Spr 2008
This paper examines the characteristics and organizational issues associated with university-based research centers. The first section sketches general characteristics and functions of centers. The second section examines major issues concerning the organization of centers, including funding and sustainability, center autonomy, and relations with academic units. Implications for central administration are considered.
Descriptors: Research and Development Centers, Universities, Institutional Autonomy, Financial Support, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Administration, Administrative Organization, College Administration, Institutional Cooperation, Sustainability
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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