The Changing Landscape Of The Academic Profession

The Changing Landscape Of The Academic Profession

by Vicente M. Lechuga


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415976992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/12/2006
Series: Studies in Higher Education
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Vicente M. Lechuga is a postdoctoral researcher in the Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis, at the University of Southern California. He is the co-editor of the recent New Directions for Higher Education issue entitled Restructuring Shared Governance in Higher Education. He received the 2004 Excellence in the Academy Award from the National Education Association for an article he co-authored, with William G. Tierney, on academic freedom.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education

Chapter 1: The Contours of Higher Education

Chapter 2: Mapping the For-Profit Terrain

Chapter 3: A Case Study Approach to Faculty Culture

Part II: Perspectives from Within

Chapter 4: Distance Learning University
Chapter 5: Pacific-Atlantic University
Chapter 6: Miller College

Chapter 7: Southeastern College

Chapter 8: Looking Beyond Each Institution

Part III: A Distinct Perspective of Faculty Work Life

Chapter 9: A Cross-Institutional Analysis

Chapter 10: Re-Evaluating Faculty Culture

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