Governing Academia: Who Is in Charge at the Modern University?

Governing Academia: Who Is in Charge at the Modern University?Public Concern Over Sharp Increases In Undergraduate Tuition Has Led Many To Question Why Colleges And Universities Cannot Behave Like Businesses And Cut Their Costs To Hold Tuition Down Ronald G Ehrenberg And His Coauthors Assert That Understanding How Academic Institutions Are Governed Provides Part Of The AnswerFactors That Influence The Governance Of Academic Institutions Include How States Regulate Higher Education And Govern Their Public Institutions The Size And Method Of Selection Of Boards Of Trustees The Roles Of Trustees, Administrators, And Faculty In Shared Governance At Campuses How Universities Are Organized For Fiscal And Academic Purposes The Presence Or Absence Of Collective Bargaining For Faculty, Staff, And Graduate Student Assistants Pressures From Government Regulations, Donors, Insurance Carriers, Athletic Conferences, And Accreditation Agencies And Competition From For Profit ProvidersGoverning Academia, Which Covers All These Aspects Of Governance, Is Enlightening And Accessible For Anyone Interested In Higher Education The Authors Are Leading Academic Administrators And Scholars From A Wide Range Of Fields Including Economics, Education, Law, Political Science, And Public Policy David W Breneman, Curry School Of Education, University Of Virginia Journal Of Economic Literature Yawn Very dry and academic, with a lot of pseudoscientific analysis that doesn t have enough evidence to rise to the level of meaningful understanding I was disappointed, because the book covers a lot of ground, but it just doesn t give very much practical insight into governance or the interplay between various aspects of governance and institutional costs BTW, one reviewer here complained that the book is too US centric, which seems like a patently unreasonable complaint about a book whos Yawn Very dry and academic, with a lot of pseudoscientific analysis that doesn t have enough evidence to rise to the level of meaningful understanding I was disappointed, because the book covers a lot of ground, but it just doesn t give very much practical insight into governance or the interplay between various aspects of governance and institutional costs BTW, one reviewer here complained that the book is too US centric, which seems like a patently unreasonable complaint about a book whose very first sentence says, During recent decides tuition has risen at universities in the United States, and where the first sentence of the second paragraph says, the subject of Governing Academia is how higher education institutions are governed in the United States Excuse me, but if you don t like what a book is about, then don t read the darn thing don t complain that it isn t about something else That s like giving Game of Thrones a bad review and saying There isn t enough science fiction in this book Too American Most of the case studies, stories and examples are of an American perspective Interesting for an overview of American Universities governance..

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  • Paperback
  • 324 pages
  • Governing Academia: Who Is in Charge at the Modern University?
  • Ronald G. Ehrenberg
  • English
  • 11 December 2019
  • 0801472822