Higher education leaders are continually urged to innovate as they guide their institutions into the future. This compendium of research and best practices explains how successful institutions have translated this call to action into tangible results.
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Nearly all college and university leaders want to foster more creativity and innovation in their organizations. Yet the concept of innovation remains nebulous and the conditions that enable it are not well understood.
Although the privatization of the public university is a much discussed phenomenon, less appreciated is the opposite but equally significant trend in the United States—the “publicization” of private universities.
Given the many challenges higher education faces today, visionary leadership in the sector has never been more imperative. Yet little has been done to define and develop the competencies public university presidents need.
Colleges and universities today face challenges on multiple fronts. While many have fared quite well, it can be difficult to flourish without a new business model.
In an era of severe budgetary constraints, colleges and universities have struggled to create new faculty workforce models that are responsive to the emerging needs of a new generation of diverse, nontraditional students.