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EDUC 8641 The New Higher Education Enterprise: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 8641 Required Course Readings


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Acker, D. (2007). Shining the light on presidential accountability. The Presidency, 10(1), 27–29.

Akdere, M., & Altman, B. A. (2009). An organization development framework in decision making: Implications for practice. Organization Development Journal, 27(4), 47–56.

Anctil, E. J. (2008). Market driven versus mission driven. ASHE Higher Education Report, 34(2), 1–8.

Anctil, E. J. (2008). Persuasion and choice. ASHE Higher Education Report, 34(2), 9–18.

Bardo, J. W. (2009). The impact of the changing climate for accreditation on the individual college or university: Five trends and their implications. New Directions for Higher Education, 145, 47–58.

Bers, T. H. (2008). The role of institutional assessment in assessing student learning outcomes. New Directions in Higher Education, 141, 31–39.

Bornstein, R. (2007). Why women make good college presidents. The Presidency, 10(2), 20–23.

Brint, S., Proctor, K., Murphy, S. P., Turk-Bicaki, L. & Hanneman, R. A. (2009). General education models: Continuity and change in the U.S. undergraduate curriculum 1975–2000. Journal of Higher Education, 80(6), 605–642.

Carroll, C. M. (2008). Higher education and the military: A special partnership. The Presidency, 11(2), 17.

Carter, E. (2008).Successful change requires more than change management. The Journal for Quality & Participation, 31(1), 20–23.

Cochran, D. S., David, F. R., & Gibson, C. K. (2007). A framework for developing an effective mission statement. Journal of Business Strategies, 25(2), 27–39.

College access and admission. (2007). ASHE Higher Education Report, 33(3), 29–39.

College outcomes. (2007). ASHE Higher Education Report, 33(3), 47–57.

Cowley, B. (2007). “Why change succeeds:” An organizational self-assessment. Organization Development Journal, 25(2), 25–30.

Fanelli, S. A. (2007). Bringing the community college baccalaureate into focus. The Presidency, 10(1), 20–25.

Fleming, J. C. (2010). Faculty expectations for college presidents. Journal of Higher Education, 81(3), 251–283.

Ford, W. J. (2009). New state of leadership. Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 26(22), 18–20.

Higdon, L. I., Jr. (2008). Shared lesson, shared success. The Presidency, 11(3), 36–39.

Hubbell, L. L. (2007). Quality, efficiency and accountability: Definitions and applications. New Directions for Higher Education, 140, 5–13.

Jackson, S. A. (2007). Empires of the mind. The Presidency, 10(1), 14–19.

Lane, J. E. (2007). The spider web of oversight: An analysis of external oversight of higher education. Journal of Higher Education, 78(6), 615–644.

Lepsinger, R. (2008). Starting an execution revolution. Industrial Management, 50(3), 27–30.

Mapping the terrain for inclusion and bridging the gaps. (2009). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(1), 37–66.

Mars, M., & Metcalfe, A. (2009). Entrepreneurship in the contemporary academy. ASHE Higher Education Report, 34(5), 1–7.

Mars, M., & Metcalfe, A. (2009). Contemporary issues in the entrepreneurial academy. ASHE Higher Education Report, 34(5), 37–61.

McLendon, M. K., Deaton, R. & Hearn, J. C. (2007). The enactment of reforms in state governance of higher education: Testing the political instability hypothesis. Journal of Higher Education, 78(6), 645–675.

McRobbie, M. A. (2008). Meeting the challenges of 21st century globalization. The Presidency, 11(3).19–25.

Medley, B. C., & Akan, O. H. (2008). Creating positive change in community organizations: A case for rediscovering Lewin. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 18(4), 485–496.

Middaugh, M. F. (2007). Creating a culture of evidence: Academic accountability at the institutional level. New Directions for Higher Education, 140, 15–28.

Murray, D. J. (2009). The enterprise of the future. The Presidency,12(3), 28–32.

Nelms, C. (2010). HBCU reconstruction. The Presidency, 13(1), 14–19.

Nelson, S. J. (2007). Presidential creeds and character. The Presidency, 10(3), 28–33.

Nieli, R. K. (2007). From Christian gentleman to bewildered seeker: The transformation of American higher education. Academic Questions, 20(4), 311–331.

Noftsinger, J. B., Jr., & Newbold, K. F., Jr. (2007). Historical underpinnings of access to American higher education. New Directions for Higher Education, 138, 3–18.

Padron, E. J. (2009). An American crisis. The Presidency, 12(1), 18–23.

Peterson, H. L. (2009). Presidential hiring: A team of colleagues. The Presidency, 12(3), 38–40.

Portnoi, L. (2009). Transformative change? Institutional formalities and institutional realities. South African Journal of Higher Education, 23(2), 373–385.

Robertson, C., Robins, A., & Cox, R. (2009). Co-constructing an academic community ethos — challenging culture and managing change in higher education. Management in Education, 23(1), 32–40.

Sheaffer, Z., Landau, D., & Drori, I. (2008). Mission statement and performance: An evidence of “coming of age”. Organization Development Journal, 26 (2), 49–62.

Simon, L. A. K. (2009). The university president: Balancing competing demands. The Presidency, 12, 1–4.

Tatum, B. D. (2008). Engaging the restless professor: Building the pipeline to the presidency with campus talent. The Presidency, 11, 10–14.

The changing landscape and the compelling need for diversity. (2009). ASHE Higher Education Report, 35(1), 1–26.

The Presidency, 1998-2008. (2008). The Presidency, 11(1), 12–13.

Wiley, J. D. (2008). The power of collaboration. The Presidency, 11(2),36.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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