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Author Garland, James C., 1942-

Title Saving alma mater : a rescue plan for America's public universities / James C. Garland.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  378.106 GA    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 268 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-261) and index.
Contents Where the money comes from -- Market forces in higher education -- Why public universities cannot restrain costs -- The university prime directive -- The faculty are the university -- The cargo cult college -- The blessing and curse of shared governance -- What price shared governance? -- The shape of things to come -- Leadership begins with the trustees -- The role of governing boards in the new era -- Recruiting presidential leadership -- Reforming the academic culture -- A proposal for deregulation of public universities.
Subject Public universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance.
ISBN 9780226283869 cloth alkaline paper
0226283860 cloth alkaline paper
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