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Academic turnarounds restoring vitality to challenged American colleges and universities

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  • ISBN: 9781607096610 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1607096617 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 129 p.) : ill.
  • Edition: 1st Rowman & Littlefield pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2010, c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: Westport, CT : Praeger, 2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The three stages of college and university revitalization -- Critical success factors in restoring financial health / Terrence MacTaggart -- Transforming ugly ducklings : marketing and branding the new American colleges / Jerry Berbert -- Academic revitalization : fulfilling the turnaround promise / Adrian Tinsley -- A practical guide to financial matters / Michael T. Townsley -- Turnaround in public higher education / Terrence MacTaggart -- Institutions in distress : what is a new president to do? / Kenneth A. "Buzz" Shaw -- Advice to trustees, donors, and accreditors / Terrence MacTaggart.
Summary, etc.:
MacTaggart examines the several stages that comprise institutional turnarounds and offers practical advice on setting and reaching higher levels of performance. MacTaggart also discusses the early indicators of a college or university's need for a turnaround. He and his colleagues outline financial trends and other indicators of distress, as well as benchmarks for the various stages in an effective turnaround strategy. --from publisher description.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: n-us---
Public universities and colleges United States Administration
University autonomy United States
Higher education and state United States
Genre: Electronic books.
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