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Bjork, Lars G. – 1983
The manner in which the University of New Mexico developed from an undergraduate teaching institution in the direction of a graduate research university during 1967-1978 was studied, using an ethnohistorical research approach. A combination of qualitative research commonly associated with the participant-observation approach was employed. A large…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Faculty, Educational History, Financial Support
Bjork, Lars G. – 1984
Administrative leadership as a factor associated with the development of the University of New Mexico from an undergraduate teaching institution toward a nationally-ranked graduate research university is discussed. An ethnographic approach was employed for the institutional study, using documents from the university files and informal interviews.…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, Educational History, Fund Raising
Bjork, Lars G. – 1985
The history of the University of New Mexico during 1967-1972, when a new president was appointed, is examined. Attention is focused primarily on the environmental milieu relating to federal support of university research and the president's leadership initiative in establishing the Office of the Vice President for Research. In reviewing…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Faculty, College Presidents
Bjork, Lars G. – 1985
Factors affecting the emergence of the University of New Mexico as a research institution in a period of increased competition for research support are discussed. The case study covers the period of 1972-1978 and focuses on the development of the Office of the Vice President for Research and its entrepreneurial activities, including its increased…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Faculty, Competition
Bjork, Lars G. – 1984
External resource acquisition was investigated as one factor associated with the development of the University of New Mexico from an undergraduate teaching institution toward becoming a nationally-ranked graduate research university. A longitudinal, ethnohistorical study was undertaken for the 1967-1978 period. The qualitative research methodology…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Role
Bjork, Lars G. – 1984
Cognitive imaging was investigated as one factor associated with the development of the University of New Mexico from an undergraduate teaching institution toward becoming a nationally-ranked graduate research university. A longitudinal, ethnohistorical study was undertaken for the 1967-1978 period. The qualitative research methodology involved an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Role, Educational Change
Bjork, Lars G. – 1984
Structural reorganization was investigated as one factor associated with the development of the University of New Mexico from an undergraduate teaching institution toward becoming of a nationally-ranked graduate research university. A longitudinal, ethnohistorical study was undertaken for the 1967-1978 period. The qualitative research methodology…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Role, Higher Education
Bjork, Lars G. – 1984
Inter-organizational cooperation was investigated as one factor associated with the development of the University of New Mexico from an undergraduate teaching institution toward becoming a nationally-ranked graduate research university. A longitudinal, ethnohistorical study was undertaken for the 1967-1978 period. The qualitative research…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Role, Competition