The Future of Higher Education
Perspectives from America's Academic Leaders
Edited by: Gary A. Olson, John W. Presley
- ISBN: 9781594517969
- Extent: 256pp
- Release Date: 20 Apr 2010
- Size: 229mm x 152mm
- Format: Hardback
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- Category: Education
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Written by leading education experts and by university presidents, provosts, and other leaders nationally recognized for their innovations, the 22 original and provocative chapters in this new book comprise a wide-ranging examination of the many challenges faced in fashioning the university of tomorrow. Authors offer their research, predictions, concerns, and advice on topics ranging from university finances, student access, changing technologies, and the philosophical underpinnings of college education. They address the multiple challenges facing higher education today, offering ideas and solutions.
Contributors include Warren Arbogast, Gretchen Bataille, Lee Benson, Rita Bornstein , Sally Clausen , Reed Way Dasenbrock, John A. Dossey, Jean Dowdall, James L. Fisher, Judy L. Genshaft , Henry A. Giroux, Ira Harkavy , Michael Hoad, Freeman A. Hrabowski, Stephen K. Klasko, James V. Koch, George Mehaffy , J. Hillis Miller, Gary A. Olson , John W. Presley, John Puckett , Michael Rao, Charles B. Reed, Rollin C. Richmond, Roseann Runte, Neil J. Smelser , Sheila M. Stearns, and Randy L. Swing.
About The Author
Gary A. Olson is a noted scholar of rhetoric and cultural studies and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Idaho State University. He is author or editor (often in collaboration with others) of over twenty books and nearly a hundred scholarly articles and chapters. He writes a monthly column on academic administration for the Chronicle of Higher Education.
John W. Presley, Professor of Education at Illinois State University, has been Provost and Dean at various private and public universities. He has been involved in the strategic planning of several university systems. He has published widely on a range of higher education issues.