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Neumann, Lily; Neumann, Yoram – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
A questionnaire administered to 150 undergraduates and 90 faculty members compared their relative levels of goal congruence with those of their university. Programs in medicine, social sciences, and engineering were studied. (JW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Objectives
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Sungaila, Helen M. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1985
This paper defends Gulick's and Urwick's "classical" principles of organization against March and Simon's influential attack 20 years ago. Citing the Doyle/Newbould case for marketing, the author contends that the significance of "myth" and "ritual" in ordering experience and action in educational organizations should be fully explored. (TE)
Descriptors: Educational Anthropology, Educational Principles, Foundations of Education, Higher Education
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Keegan, Desmond J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
The Regional Tutorial Services Unit of Great Britain's Open University links the school's regional educational programs with the central office, provides for student counseling, and maintains enrollment. This article reviews the unit's first 10 years, its present structure and operations, and the factors underlying or inhibiting its notable…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Organization, College Attendance, College Students
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Potter, Robert E. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
Australian and American universities contrast instructively in the degree to which faculties participate in their governance. Although faculties have long attempted to gain authority in American universities and participate substantially today in Australian universities, the former are, and the latter are becoming, dominated by external…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Educational History
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Corson, David – Journal of Educational Administration, 1985
Challenges certain theoretical assumptions underlying educational administration. Demands critical thinking about ethical aspects, particularly the relationship between "quality of judgement" and "deciding rightness." Proposes an ethics program for school administrators incorporating values reflected in schools as a social…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Critical Thinking, Education Courses, Educational Administration
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Lam, Y. L. Jack – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
Stepwise discriminant analysis coupled with logit regression analysis of freshmen data from Brandon University (Manitoba) indicated that six tested variables drawn from research on university dropouts were useful in predicting attrition: student status, residence, financial sources, distance from home town, goal fulfillment, and satisfaction with…
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Freshmen, Dropout Research, Higher Education
Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1994
Challenges facing higher education in the United States in a period of increased interest in assessing the quality of education are discussed. In particular, the role of senior administrators and the role of shared (faculty/staff/administration) governance in this context are examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, College Faculty, Educational Quality
Birnbaum, Robert – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1994
The idea that different meanings of "quality" in higher education (meritocratic, social, and individualistic) may influence the assessments of college presidents of their institutions is explored. These three dimensions are combined in a model that allows a more complex view of institutional quality. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, College Administration, College Presidents
Rice, Donna S.; Gray, Pearl Spears – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1994
Fundamental tensions between the traditional notion of educational quality, the ideal of cultural pluralism, and public policy are examined in the context of higher education. The responsibility of the university and the academic profession to take a part in resolving those tensions through constructive change is discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Faculty, College Role
Baldwin, Gabrielle – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1994
It is argued that bringing the cultures of business, industry and advertising into higher education, in the form of quality assurance systems, goes beyond a healthy challenge to be destructive of many traditional values of university culture. Imposition, and acceptance, of the language of management reflects this phenomenon. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Students, Consumer Protection, Discourse Analysis
Johnson, Warwick I. – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1994
Research trends in the field of educational administration over the last decade are reviewed, and their relevance to the teaching and practice of college and university administration is discussed. It is concluded that there is value in the research, but better communication between the worlds of research and practice is needed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, College Administration, Educational Administration, Higher Education
Scott, Peter – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1994
A discussion of international education considers the compatibility of two approaches: (1) stimulating student and faculty mobility and fostering international academic collaboration; and (2) widening access to higher education, developing more relevant and modern curricula, and responding to local economic circumstances. It is concluded that both…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development
Karmel, Peter – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1990
Higher education institutions must find a balance between their internal mission and external forces in governance, autonomy, quality vs. quantity in research, curriculum breadth, curiosity-motivated vs. mission-oriented research, excellence vs. equality, and academic freedom vs. ideological conformity. Each institution will resolve these dilemmas…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Administration, College Curriculum, College Role
Patterson, Glenys – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1990
Intercollege transfer of credits can minimize waste of educational resources and promote equity in higher education. However, credit transfer is not a panacea, and unmet demand is unknown. Improvements can be made by use of common administrative systems, interinstitutional communication, and development of a national information network and…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Administration, College Credits, Counseling Services
Ryan, R. J. – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1985
Two case studies of educational decision making are used to test the utility of some current theories of the policy-formation process; a framework for the application of these theories is proposed; and the merits of applying existing theories before seeking new paradigms are stressed. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, Decision Making, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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