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Nicklin, Julie L. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1994
Shaw University (North Carolina), a black institution near closing in 1986, has reorganized its finances and remade its image under a new president. It has since renovated buildings, lowered its debt, operated on a balanced budget for five years, built a substantial endowment, doubled its enrollment, and provided regular faculty raises. (MSE)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Budgeting, Case Studies, College Faculty
McMillen, Liz; Mangan, Katherine S. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1989
In an effort to diversify their investments, colleges are pouring money into hotels, shopping centers, research parks, and apartment buildings. Institutional involvement in real estate takes a variety of forms, some considered risky, and has resulted in both profit and public-relations problems. (MSE)
Descriptors: Campus Planning, Case Studies, College Administration, Economic Development
McMillen, Liz; Nicklin, Julie L. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1992
The successful conservative administrative strategies of four private colleges (Claremont McKenna College, California; Connecticut College; Livingstone College, North Carolina; Northwestern University, Illinois) in a climate of widespread institutional cutbacks are described. They include investment, avoidance of administrative "bloat,"…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Case Studies, College Administration