Leading Academic Change: Vision, Strategy, Transformation

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Author Maimon, Elaine
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Written by a sitting college president who has presided over transformative change at a state university, this book takes on the big questions and issues of change and change management, what needs to be done and how to do it. Writing in a highly accessible style, the author recommends changes for higher education such as the reallocation of resources to support full-time faculty members in foundation-level courses, navigable pathways from community college to the university, infusion rather than proliferation of courses, and the role of state universities in countering the disappearance of the middle class. The book describes how these changes can be made, as well as why we must make them if our society is to thrive in the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents
Foreword-Carol Geary Schneider<
/>Preface<
/>Acknowledgments<
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/>1) Transformation in Higher Education <
/>2) A Vision without a Strategy is a Fantasy<
/>3) Braiding Together Equity and Quality<
/>4) Across the Curriculum and Across the Campus<
/>5) Exploding the Hierarchical Fallacy<
/>6) Rethinking Remediation<
/>7) Seamless Pathways from the Community Colleges to University Graduation<
/>8) A Structured Four-Year Undergraduate Program<
/>9) Putting Students First is the Best Business Plan<
/>10) Liberal Education and the Search for Truth in a Post-Truth World<
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/>Appendix<
/>References