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The Crucible Of Leadership, Stephen Nelson Mar 2001

The Crucible Of Leadership, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

Presents the stories of two college presidents, the challenges they faced, the actions they took, and the price they paid. Disastrous financial situation inherited by Brown University President Donald Horning in 1970; Volatile situation encountered by Wellesley College President Diana Chapman.


El Catedrático Novohispano: Una Semblanza General, Jesús F. Galaz-Fontes Jan 2001

El Catedrático Novohispano: Una Semblanza General, Jesús F. Galaz-Fontes

Jesús Francisco Galaz Fontes

Luego de contextualizar la "educación superior" que se impartió durante la colonia en la Nueva España, el trabajo describe, con base a la literatura histórica pertinente, diversos aspectos de la "profesión académica" durante ese periodo. Así, se discute la naturaleza del trabajo académico característico de esa época, la forma en que se impartían las clases, la contratación de nuevos profesores y las relaciones entre el profesorado y la burocracia gubernamental y eclesiástica con la que se relacionaban los catedráticos ("académicos") de la Real y Pontifica Universidad de México.


Bringing Political Theory To University Governance: The University Of California And The Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México, Brian Pusser, Imanol Ordorika Jan 2001

Bringing Political Theory To University Governance: The University Of California And The Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México, Brian Pusser, Imanol Ordorika

Imanol Ordorika

While important normative work has been produced on various aspects of governance, including trusteeship (Cheit, Holland and Taylor, 1991; Kerr and Gade, 1989), institutional autonomy (Berdahl, 1990), and governance struc- tures (Richardson ct al., 1998) little theoretical inquiry has been devoted to two essential questions of governance: how arc key decisions actually made in the postsecondary sector, and who makes them? In order to advance our unuer- stanuing of higher education governance and policy-making, it is first essential to restore a political theoretical framework to the study of higher cuucation organizations. To that end we begin with an historical review ...


Purpose In Life, Student Development, And Well-Being: Recommendations For Student Affairs Practitioners, Christy D. Moran Dec 2000

Purpose In Life, Student Development, And Well-Being: Recommendations For Student Affairs Practitioners, Christy D. Moran

Christy Moran Craft

To supplement student development research, the author reviews clinical psychological research on the concept of purpose in life. This review is presented to provide impli- cations and recommendations for practice in the higher education setting. By not only encouraging students to identify a purpose in life but also assisting them in this process, student affairs practitioners may positively influ- ence their personal development and well-being.


Advising The Historically Black Greek Letter Organization (Hbglo): A Reason For Angst Or Euphoria, Lori Patton Davis, Fred Bonner Ii Dec 2000

Advising The Historically Black Greek Letter Organization (Hbglo): A Reason For Angst Or Euphoria, Lori Patton Davis, Fred Bonner Ii

Lori Patton Davis

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