ERIC Number: EJ979505
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
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Starting from Scratch: The Evolution of One University's Administrative Structure for Adult Programs
Williams, Carol G.
New Directions for Higher Education, n159 p65-71 Aut 2012
Abilene Christian University uses a hybrid governance model. Centralized structures include traditional program departments that supply the faculty and curriculum development for online graduate programs. Decentralized structures include an associate provost and separate student services for the online program.
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Program Development, Adult Programs, Online Courses, Geographic Isolation, Expertise, Strategic Planning, Masters Programs, Conflict Resolution, Instructional Leadership, School Organization, Organizational Change, Fiscal Capacity, Organizational Communication, Nontraditional Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Texas