Prioritizing Academic Programs And Services

Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date
Category Education
Total Pages 256
ISBN 0470588101
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services REVISED AND UPDATED Increasing economic concerns make the new edition of this best-selling classic an invaluable resource for those who want and need to implement a proven step-by-step approach to reallocating resources in tough times. Thoroughly revised and updated, Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services includes new recommendations from the field, communication strategies for more successful campus implementation, a new section on the sources of hidden costs, and a Prioritization Process and Implementation workbook designed to help administrators avoid costly mistakes. This book includes access to additional content online, including models for prioritization from a variety of campuses. Based on the author's extensive consulting experience, this necessary and timely resource offers the best advice for addressing the current economic concerns affecting most colleges and universities. Praise for Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services "For more than a decade, higher education leaders have turned to Dickeson's practical guide to academic program assessment. These newly expanded approaches are just in time for today's competitive environment." —SUZANNE SHIPLEY, president, Shepherd University "Dickeson provides a compelling rationale for program prioritization as well as a practical planning structure that promotes alignment between programs, resources, and university mission. Presidents and provosts can use his approach to frame campus discussions around the future of the institution and away from legacy programs whose time has passed." —KYLE R. CARTER, provost and senior vice chancellor, Western Carolina University "Dickeson's approach ensures that critical decisions regarding academic programs and resource allocation are aligned with strategic goals and institutional mission. As one of the early adopters of the process that he proposes, I am convinced that it is a powerful and practical tool for any college or university committed to remaining focused, resilient, vital, and relevant in a dynamic and increasingly challenging environment." —DAVID MAXWELL, president, Drake University

Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services
  • Author : Robert C. Dickeson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-01-26

Recognizing the need for reform -- Identifying responsible leadership -- Reaffirming institutional mission -- Defining what constitutes a program -- Selecting appropriate criteria -- Measuring, analyzing, prioritizing -- Anticipating process issues -- Implementing program decisions -- Achieving strategic balance -- Resources : A. Outsourcing practices in higher education -- B. Sample

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Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services
  • Author : Robert C. Dickeson
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release Date : 1999-04-09

Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services outlines a step-by-step method for effectively reallocating resources. Robert C. Dickeson, a former university president, guides academic leaders through the process of ranking programs according to such critical factors as enrollment size and relevance to institutional mission. The book also includes successful strategies for suspending

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Turnaround
  • Author : James Martin,James E. Samels
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01

Evaluating the experiences of two hundred college leaders, the contributors share such critical information as:; 20 indicators of institutional vulnerability; 10 necessary skills for presidents directing a turnaround; 5 characteristics of institutions that have completed successful turnarounds; 10 lessons of successful turnaroundsFeaturing candid advice from decision makers who have faced severe challenges, Turnaround is

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  • Author : Joseph E. Aoun
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-14

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  • Author : Bjorn Lomborg
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-06-07

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  • Author : Tara Young
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-10-30

This timely book provides a critical look at one of the staples of museum education programming: the “field trip” for school groups. The K–12 audience is of major importance to museums: not only does reaching students relate directly to the educational mission of museums, but also our institutions rely on

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Budgets and Financial Management in Higher Education
  • Author : Margaret J. Barr,George S. McClellan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-01-31

"In today's challenging economic climate, college and university administrators need reliable financial advice for helping their institutions thrive. Thoroughly revised and updated, this book is designed to help new administrators understand and become more proficient in their financial management role within the institution. Written in an accessible style, so that

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Prioritizing Sustainability Education
  • Author : Joan Armon,Stephen Scoffham,Chara Armon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-05

Prioritizing Sustainability Education presents theory-to-practice essays and case studies by educators from six countries who elucidate dynamic approaches to sustainability education. Too often, students graduate with exploitative, consumer-driven orientations toward ecosystems and are unprepared to confront the urgent challenges presented by environmental degradation. Educators are prioritizing sustainability-oriented courses and programs

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  • Author : Grant P. Wiggins,Jay McTighe
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01

Presents a multifaceted model of understanding, which is based on the premise that people can demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways.

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  • Author : Rebecca Pope-Ruark
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-27

Digital tools have long been a transformative part of academia, enhancing the classroom and changing the way we teach. Yet there is a way that academia may be able to benefit more from the digital revolution: by adopting the project management techniques used by software developers. Agile work strategies are

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Working Alternatives
  • Author : John C. Seitz,Dr. Christine Firer Hinze
  • Publisher : Fordham University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07

Working Alternatives explores economic life from a humanistic and multidisciplinary perspective, with a particular eye on religions’ implications in practices of work, management, supply, production, remuneration, and exchange. Its contributors draw upon historical, ethical, business, and theological conversations considering the sources of economic sustainability and justice. The essays in this

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  • Author : Amber Dean,Jennifer L. Johnson,Susanne Luhmann
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08

In Feminist Praxis Revisited, Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) practitioners reflect on how the field has sought to integrate its commitment to activism and social change with community-based learning in post-secondary institutions. Teaching about and for social change has been a core value of the field since its inception,

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The Future of the Public s Health in the 21st Century
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2003-02-01

The anthrax incidents following the 9/11 terrorist attacks put the spotlight on the nation's public health agencies, placing it under an unprecedented scrutiny that added new dimensions to the complex issues considered in this report. The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century reaffirms the vision of Healthy People 2010,

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Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Author : Allen Blackman,Rebecca Epanchin-Niell,Juha Siikamäki,Daniel Velez-Lopez
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-23

Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world’s remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive agricultural and marine areas. But agriculture, fishing and other human activities linked to rapid population and economic

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  • Author : Peter Hernon,Robert E. Dugan,Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2013-09-20

Finally library managers have a workbook to help them master key concepts of service quality assessment, offering directed exercises and worksheets to guide them.

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