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Melnick, Rob; Waits, Mary Jo; Rex, Tom – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1998
Research in two inner-city areas of Phoenix (Arizona) and its surrounding suburbs documents the importance of analyzing a metropolitan area's economy from the perspective of industry clusters before determining economic development policies and strategies for urban revitalization. In addition, the project reveals lessons about the role of…
Descriptors: College Role, Economic Development, Higher Education, Inner City
McMahon, Joan D.; Caret, Robert L. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1997
Describes the process of redesigning faculty roles and reward structures at Towson State University (Maryland) and in the University of Maryland System from 1988-95, noting the pressures and outcomes it created. Topics addressed include workload; alignment of roles, policy, mission, and values system; clarification of roles and workload; faculty…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Faculty, Compensation (Remuneration), Faculty Workload
Abdelal, Ahmed T.; And Others – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1997
Discusses three interrelated policy initiatives at Georgia State University concerning faculty workload, the system for post-tenure evaluation, and salary equity. Each policy has ramifications for the others, and experience has shown benefit in an integrated, collegial approach to these issues. Also examines problems and benefits in developing and…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Faculty, Collegiality, Compensation (Remuneration)
Walker, Bill; Lee, Joni – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1997
Argues that when viewed as resources, constituencies of metropolitan universities can be used to effectively communicate institutional quality and garner new support. Outlines steps that external relations professionals can take to create involved constituencies for the university. Notes effective use of alumni in legislative efforts and creation…
Descriptors: Alumni, Case Studies, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
Johnson, Raymond N.; Wamser, Carl C. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1997
Argues that any college or university policy change that enlarges rather than restricts faculty roles must address five aspects of scholarship that interact with each other: scholarly activities; expressions of scholarship; motivations for scholarship; and quality and significance of scholarship. Offers a comprehensive model of scholarship and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Organizational Change
Giles-Gee, Helen; Miyares, Javier – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1997
Discusses processes used to develop faculty workload policy at 13 campuses of the University of Maryland, unique in that it incorporates a report providing clear evidence of faculty productivity and increases in teaching productivity following implementation of the policy. A case study shows both the policy and the workload reporting method…
Descriptors: Accountability, Case Studies, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis