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Birx, Donald L. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
This chapter discusses the overhaul of Plymouth State University using a framework of integration in all matters of decision-making. This is an example of whole system reorganization where traditional independent structures have been replaced by integrated structures representing new ways of working together and integral experiences for students.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Educational Change, Decision Making
Sleasman, Brent C. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
This chapter provides insight into the challenges facing higher education and provides a rationale for redesign along with effective strategies and management approaches, based upon the case study experience of Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay, Ohio.
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Theological Education, Higher Education, Case Studies
Quinn, Laurie; Hawley, Katie; Laackman, Donald J. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
This chapter illustrates the pivotal influence of culture in reinvention initiatives in higher education, based upon the experience of Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Higher Education, Cultural Influences
Holba, Annette M.; Bahr, Patricia T.; Birx, Donald L.; Fischler, Mark J. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Integration as a methodology for redesigning higher education is the main theme of this chapter. After defining how the authors understand and envision integration as an organizational model and as a learning model, they maintain that setting the expectation of the importance of becoming a learning organization is essential for successful whole…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Workplace Learning, Organizational Change
Bridger, Amy E.; Ford, Ralph M. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, supports its undergraduate education experience with the transformative Open Lab Model. The Open Lab seeks to embrace the university-industry partnership as a means for economic and workforce development.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Study, School Business Relationship
Evenbeck, Scott E. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
This chapter explores the unique design of one of America's newest and most innovative community colleges: Stella and Charles Guttman Community College in New York City. This highly successful College offers its diverse student population a relevant, integrated curriculum and student support that is embedded in the classroom.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Innovation, Student Diversity, Integrated Curriculum
Baldwin, Roger G.; Belin, Angie A.; Say, Brett H. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
Academic retirement no longer follows a consistent, predictable pattern. This trend demonstrates a need to rethink the nature of retirement in colleges and universities to better serve both individual professionals and their institutions.
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Retirement, Needs, Higher Education
Baldwin, Roger G.; Say, Brett H.; Belin, Angie A. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
Academic retirement is evolving in a larger context where coalescing demographic, economic, social, and policy trends are calling standard practice into question.
Descriptors: Retirement, Higher Education, Sociocultural Patterns
Baldwin, Roger G. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
This concluding chapter reviews salient points raised in the volume. It considers what stakeholders should play a role in reinventing academic retirement. The chapter also identifies a number of issues each individual retiree must address in order to achieve a successful transition from work life to retirement.
Descriptors: Retirement, Higher Education, Stakeholders, Midlife Transitions
Strage, Amy A. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
This chapter offers guidance for making retirement an open topic for discussion, poses important questions prospective retirees should consider, and suggests a range of actions institutions can take to help academics make a successful transition into a fulfilling retirement.
Descriptors: Teacher Retirement, Retirement Benefits, College Faculty, Needs
Brown, Janette C.; Jones, Deborah – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
This chapter describes the types of organizations that have been established in recent years to enhance the experience and engagement of retirees from higher education institutions. Using the University of Southern California as an example, it also introduces a range of strategies institutions can employ to ease the transition into retirement.
Descriptors: College Faculty, Universities, Retirement, Strategic Planning
Asset-Based or Burden-Based Views of Senior and Retired Faculty: How Values Translate into Culture and Shape Practice and Policies
Kezar, Adrianna – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
This chapter reviews discourses about "senior" and retired faculty. These discourses suggest a deficit or burden-based view that shapes the values and practices of faculty and department chairs. Yet retired faculty can be valuable resources and help with teaching, service, and research. A process for changing departmental views to create…
Descriptors: Retirement, College Faculty, Older Adults, Department Heads
Win-Win: Benefits of Expanding Retirement Options and Increasing the Engagement of Retired Faculty and Staff
Goldberg, Carole E.; Baldwin, Roger G. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
Creative approaches to academic retirement can yield benefits for retirees, their institutions, and society at large.
Descriptors: College Faculty, Retirement, Creativity, Retirement Benefits
Bugge, John; Goldberg, Carole E.; Say, Brett H. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
Implementing retirement innovations requires careful attention to the organizational change process.
Descriptors: Retirement, Innovation, Organizational Change, College Faculty
Joslin, Jennifer E. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
Recent national trends in US higher education point to the importance of deemphasizing solo and isolated initiatives and focus instead on identifying and addressing institution-wide movements for improvement. These trends suggest that academic advising is entering a new period in which comprehensive, intentional, and integrated advising solutions…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Educational Trends