skip to content
Leading Colleges and Universities : Lessons from Higher Education Leaders Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Leading Colleges and Universities : Lessons from Higher Education Leaders

Author: E Gordon Gee; Stephen Joel Trachtenberg; Gerald B Kauvar
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Building on research from Presidencies Derailed: Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It, Gerald B. Kauvar, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, and E. Gordon Gee approach the matter of college and university leadership from a positive angle: what lessons can we learn from successful college and university leaders? The rolodex of authors--a veritable Who's Who in American Higher Education today--reveal the secret  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leading Colleges and Universities.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017030367
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Gordon Gee; Stephen Joel Trachtenberg; Gerald B Kauvar
ISBN: 9781421424934 1421424932
OCLC Number: 1030135036
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Becoming a president / William Kirwan --
Transition to the position / Jim Clements, Michael Young --
Leadership team: building a leadership team / Mildred Garcia, Marvin Krislov --
Maintaining a good relations with the board / Lawrence Bacow --
Developing relations with faculty and staff / Freeman Hrabowski, A Lee Fritschler --
Knowing how and when to delegate and the extent to which delegating absolves leaders / Holden Thorp, Mark Yudof --
When and how to participate in curricular decisions / Jane McAuliffe, Sanford Ungar --
Complexity and chicanery in collegiate athletics / Robert Donaldson, Gerald B. Kauvar, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg --
Title IX / Allen Sessoms --
The complex issues surrounding freedom of speech / Ben Trachtenberg --
What you need to know about emergency management / Scott Cowen, Charles Steger --
How tenuous is tenure / Anne Weaver Hart, Cary Nelson --
Working with elected and community officials / Christopher Howard, Robert Scott --
Institutional autonomy --
government regulation state and federal / William Harvey, John Ebersole --
Managing donor relations / Georgia Nugent, Angel Cabrera --
How to deal with changing forms of accreditation / Judith Eaton --
Litigation or the threat of litigation as a constraint / John McCardell --
Balancing system-wide needs with institutional autonomy / Rebecca Blank, Nancy Zimpher, R. Bowen Loftin --
When to take a stand on national policy / Mary Sue Coleman, Lee Bollinger --
Presidents and general counsels --
a unique relationship / Eduardo Padron --
Exiting with grace and ahead of the sheriff / Richard Levin, Richard Joel.
Responsibility: edited by Gerald B. Kauvar, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, and E. Gordon Gee.

Abstract:

Presidents and would-be presidents-as well as boards, search committees, state boards, legislators, and others involved in higher education-will find much helpful guidance in this timely book.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This volume of brief essays by three dozen experienced presidents and other leaders in higher education is intended to provide candid reflections and examples from successful practitioners, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1030135036> # Leading Colleges and Universities : Lessons from Higher Education Leaders
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1030135036" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mdu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Place/baltimore> ; # Baltimore
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/college_presidents> ; # College presidents
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/universities_and_colleges_administration> ; # Universities and colleges--Administration
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/universities_and_colleges_united_states_administration> ; # Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/378.111/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/college_presidents_united_states> ; # College presidents--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/education_higher> ; # EDUCATION--Higher
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description ""Building on research from Presidencies Derailed: Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It, Gerald B. Kauvar, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, and E. Gordon Gee approach the matter of college and university leadership from a positive angle: what lessons can we learn from successful college and university leaders? The rolodex of authors--a veritable Who's Who in American Higher Education today--reveal the secret to success in leading institutions with real-life examples. Not content with vague answers or cliched platitudes, the authors provide specifics on a list of core questions: how do you manage college athletics, the faculty, a governing board, donors, and a local community? How do you control an institutional budget and investment portfolio? What do you need to know about crisis management and legal affairs? When should you be outspoken in the media and when should you shut up? Leading Colleges and Universities is a primer on how successful presidents lead successful schools"--"@en ;
    schema:description "Becoming a president / William Kirwan -- Transition to the position / Jim Clements, Michael Young -- Leadership team: building a leadership team / Mildred Garcia, Marvin Krislov -- Maintaining a good relations with the board / Lawrence Bacow -- Developing relations with faculty and staff / Freeman Hrabowski, A Lee Fritschler -- Knowing how and when to delegate and the extent to which delegating absolves leaders / Holden Thorp, Mark Yudof -- When and how to participate in curricular decisions / Jane McAuliffe, Sanford Ungar -- Complexity and chicanery in collegiate athletics / Robert Donaldson, Gerald B. Kauvar, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg -- Title IX / Allen Sessoms -- The complex issues surrounding freedom of speech / Ben Trachtenberg -- What you need to know about emergency management / Scott Cowen, Charles Steger -- How tenuous is tenure / Anne Weaver Hart, Cary Nelson -- Working with elected and community officials / Christopher Howard, Robert Scott -- Institutional autonomy -- government regulation state and federal / William Harvey, John Ebersole -- Managing donor relations / Georgia Nugent, Angel Cabrera -- How to deal with changing forms of accreditation / Judith Eaton -- Litigation or the threat of litigation as a constraint / John McCardell -- Balancing system-wide needs with institutional autonomy / Rebecca Blank, Nancy Zimpher, R. Bowen Loftin -- When to take a stand on national policy / Mary Sue Coleman, Lee Bollinger -- Presidents and general counsels -- a unique relationship / Eduardo Padron -- Exiting with grace and ahead of the sheriff / Richard Levin, Richard Joel."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Person/trachtenberg_stephen_joel_1937> ; # Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Person/kauvar_gerald_b> ; # Gerald B. Kauvar
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Person/gee_e_gordon_elwood_gordon_1944> ; # Elwood Gordon Gee
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4817554041> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#CreativeWork/leading_colleges_and_universities> ;
    schema:name "Leading Colleges and Universities : Lessons from Higher Education Leaders"@en ;
    schema:productID "1030135036" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1030135036#PublicationEvent/baltimore_johns_hopkins_university_press_2018> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Agent/johns_hopkins_university_press> ; # Johns Hopkins University Press
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=5108361> ;
    schema:url <https://muse.jhu.edu/book/58339/> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=5108361> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1619114> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781421424934> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1030135036> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Agent/johns_hopkins_university_press> # Johns Hopkins University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Johns Hopkins University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Person/gee_e_gordon_elwood_gordon_1944> # Elwood Gordon Gee
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1944" ;
    schema:familyName "Gee" ;
    schema:givenName "Elwood Gordon" ;
    schema:givenName "E. Gordon" ;
    schema:name "Elwood Gordon Gee" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Person/kauvar_gerald_b> # Gerald B. Kauvar
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Kauvar" ;
    schema:givenName "Gerald B." ;
    schema:name "Gerald B. Kauvar" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Person/trachtenberg_stephen_joel_1937> # Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1937" ;
    schema:familyName "Trachtenberg" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen Joel" ;
    schema:name "Stephen Joel Trachtenberg" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/college_presidents> # College presidents
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College presidents"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/college_presidents_united_states> # College presidents--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College presidents--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/education_higher> # EDUCATION--Higher
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "EDUCATION--Higher"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/universities_and_colleges_administration> # Universities and colleges--Administration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--Administration"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#Topic/universities_and_colleges_united_states_administration> # Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--United States--Administration"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4817554041#CreativeWork/leading_colleges_and_universities>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Leading Colleges and Universities." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1030135036> ; # Leading Colleges and Universities : Lessons from Higher Education Leaders
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781421424934>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1421424932" ;
    schema:isbn "9781421424934" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.