Transforming a College: The Story of a Little-Known College's Strategic Climb to National Distinction / Edition 1

Transforming a College: The Story of a Little-Known College's Strategic Climb to National Distinction / Edition 1

by George Keller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801879892

ISBN-13: 9780801879890

Pub. Date: 11/30/2004

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Taking a new approach to the study of higher education, George Keller examines the decisions made by Elon's administration, trustees, and faculty to transform a school with a limited endowment into a top regional university. Using Elon as a case study, Keller sheds light on the high-stakes competition among America's colleges and universities - where losers face…  See more details below

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Taking a new approach to the study of higher education, George Keller examines the decisions made by Elon's administration, trustees, and faculty to transform a school with a limited endowment into a top regional university. Using Elon as a case study, Keller sheds light on the high-stakes competition among America's colleges and universities - where losers face contraction or closure and winners gain money, talented students, and top faculty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801879890
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
4.75(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

1Up from the ashes1
2New leader, new initiatives29
3Student life and pleasures41
4Elevating the academics57
5Financing the rise76
6The fruits and ironies of success88
7Analysis of an ascent98

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