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Krob, Adam – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2008
Sourcing decisions for information services departments have become an integral part of every school's IT strategy. Much has been written on what areas to outsource, which partner to select, and how to negotiate contracts and service agreements. In this article, the author shares the operational lessons learned by Tulane University during the…
Descriptors: Weather, Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Crisis Management
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Starkman, Neal – T.H.E. Journal, 2007
US students continue to lag behind the rest of the world in science, technology, engineering, and math--taken together, STEM. Even as the US falls further and further behind other countries in these four critical academic areas, not everyone sees it as a crisis. Fortunately, there are those who do. One organization out front on the issue is,…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Problem Solving, Technology Education, Engineering Education
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Melville-Ross, Tim – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2010
In the private sector, it is clear that the chair is in charge of the board and the CEO in charge of the company. But in the author's view the chair's principal role is to act as an adviser or counsellor to the CEO and senior colleagues--hence the wisdom of having a chair who is involved in other organisations and the preference for people of a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Leadership, Governance
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Berde, Csaba; Piros, Marta – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2006
The question of quality and value of human resources have been at the forefront of Hungarian agriculture for the past few years. The decreasing number of agricultural employees in Hungary in the last decade (1990-2000) is a result of the crisis caused by the change of the socio-economic system rather than economic and technological development.…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Agriculture, Human Resources
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Fanelli, Carlo; Meades, James – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2011
As austerity measures intensify around the world, the axe has come down particularly hard on post-secondary education (PSE). So-called education "reform" has shown itself to be a lightning rod for confrontation. In order to deal with unprecedented government budget shortfalls, caused, it must be recalled, by the lead agents of the…
Descriptors: Working Class, Privatization, Private Sector, Collective Bargaining
Basken, Paul – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
At many colleges across the nation, as administrators fret about the effects of a worsening economy, students arriving this fall will get more help securing jobs and more advice on paying for their educations. Some students will even find colleges willing to cut their tuition bills. This article reports that as banks tighten standards for private…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Private Colleges, Higher Education, Paying for College
Fain, Paul – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
This article reports that a pair of university presidents is among the people feeling the heat from the collapse of the investment bank Bear Stearns. Henry S. Bienen, president of Northwestern University, and the Rev. Donald J. Harrington, president of St. John's University, in New York, were among the 12 members of the Bear Stearns Companies'…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Court Litigation, College Presidents, Governing Boards
Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Issa, Theodora, Ed.; McKay, Elspeth, Ed.; Isias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers and posters of the International Conferences on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS 2016), Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2016) and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE 2016), which have been organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology
Selingo, Jeffrey J. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Last October, when CBS News's Bob Schieffer welcomed 57 million television viewers to Hofstra University for the third presidential debate, the moment marked perhaps the best chance yet for the university to show off its efforts--with the help of some 4,000 journalists to cover the event--to remake itself from a sleepy commuter campus into a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Paying for College, Tuition, Educational Finance
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. – 1986
The Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families examined recent reports about dramatically reduced availability of liability insurance for providers of child care services. Child care centers, family day care homes, Head Start programs, and resource and referral agencies have reported that their liability policies are not being renewed, that…
Descriptors: Costs, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Needs
Young, Jeffrey R. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Colleges and universities, ever more mindful of campus safety, are installing outdoor sirens. The systems can blast spoken messages or tone alerts of danger--and one of the preset messages on many of the public-address systems warns: "There is a shooter on campus. Seek shelter immediately." As college officials reviewed their…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, School Security, Colleges, Communications
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Prasad, Anshuman; Mir, Raza – Journal of Business Communication, 2002
Uses the methodology of critical hermeneutics to analyze Chief Executive Officers' letters to shareholders in the United States petroleum industry during the 1970s and 1980s. Suggests these letters were deployed to produce a certain attitude toward OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) among their readers that deflected attention of…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Communication Research, Discourse Analysis, Hermeneutics
Denton, Laurie R. – Business Officer, 1985
Colleges and universities are facing difficult choices as insurance companies cancel coverage or demand premium increases of up to 800 percent. The current crisis is blamed on the way the industry has been managed. Financial managers, rather than underwriters, took over the industry. (MLW)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Problems, Higher Education, Insurance
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Blackman, Noelle – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008
Many people with learning disabilities are not well supported when someone close to them dies. This can make it an even more difficult time than it needs to be. This is about how staff can help people with learning disabilities when somebody close to them dies. It has some questions for them to think about. It is well documented that the death of…
Descriptors: Grief, Crisis Intervention, Needs Assessment, Psychologists
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Chin, Teresa; Naidu, Sharmila; Ringel, Jonathan; Snipes, Wayne; DeSilva, Jean; Bienvenu, Sherron Kenton – Business Communication Quarterly, 1998
Presents a case study for use in business communication classes to help students understand and learn both the context and the strategies for communication with business and management. Looks at communication strategies employed by Denny's during its crisis caused by charges of racial discrimination. Includes actual communications instrumental in…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Class Activities, Crisis Management
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