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Futures Forum 2000: Forum Strategy Series (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series)by Joel W. Meyerson
Synopses & Reviews
Sponsored by the Forum for the Future of Higher Education
Forum Futures 2000--a report developed from one of higher education's most select annual gatherings--features insights and recommendations from some of the best minds in education who are shaping the future of U.S. colleges and universities--a future where the old rules no longer apply.
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A report on a fall 1999 symposium convened to re-examine the essential purposes of higher education at a time of rapid technological change and intense competition when many old rules about teaching and learning no longer apply. Eight chapters consider topics such as strategy, finance, and the effects of technology, and discuss ways campus administrators can work to direct change rather than just react to it.
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Forum Futures 2000— a report developed from one of higher education's most select annual gatherings— features insights and recommendations from some of the best minds in education who are shaping the future of U.S. colleges and universities? a future where the old rules no longer apply. These thought-provoking chapters consider the functions and goals of higher education and explore such timely topics as strategy, finance, and technology. The book shows how campus leaders can proactively determine the future of their institutions and includes: A call for directing change from within institutions rather than merely reacting to the forces of change that surround them. A practical vision for developing, using, and applying information technology. A proven model— Sustaining Administrative Improvement? that focuses on the tools that lead most efficiently and assuredly to improved performance.
About the Author
MAUREEN E. DEVLIN is associate director of the Forum for the Future of Higher Education. JOEL W. MEYERSON is director of the Forum for the Future of Higher Education.
Table of Contents
Preface, Maureen Devlin.
About the Authors.
Higher Education: The Ultimate Winner-Take-All Market? (R. Frank).
The Return to Attending a Highly Selective College (C. Hoxby).
The Idea of Organic Growth in Higher Education (J. Engell).
DEFINING AND MANAGING COSTS.
Maintaining a Nice Green Lawn: The Competitive Landscape in Lower Profile College Sports (J. Shulman & W. Bowen).
Tuition Rising: Why College Costs So Much (R. Ehrenberg)
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE.
"When Industries Change" Revisited: New Scenarios for Higher Education (D. Collis).
Strategic and Financial Planning for Information Technology in Higher Education (M. McRobbie & J. Palmer).
Why Some Enterprise Improvement Models Have More Lasting Effects Than Others (W. Brase).
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