Nearly two dozen scholars, including James Duderstadt and Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, provide the most detailed road map yet to the perils and promise of the Information Age_as it directly applies to higher education and academia. This is a collection of refreshingly frank opinions and observations from forward-thinking experts on the front lines with the best views on how to prepare the healthiest possible institution of tomorrow. It is something akin to an academic prophesy, but grounded in the expertise of a combined several centuries' worth of higher education experience.
Mary Landon Darden served eight years as a college administrator, where she transformed a struggling program into a national showcase, winning the National Exemplary Community Service Award from the National Council of Continuing Education and Training (NCCET). Darden is currently a consultant for several higher education organizations. She earned a doctorate in educational administration from Baylor University.
Chapter 1 Overview of the University Beyond 2020 with University of Michigan President Emeritus James J. Duderstadt Chapter 2 The Presidency of the Future University Chapter 3 Significant Continuing and Emerging Issues Facing Tomorrow's University Chapter 4 Future Legal Issues Chapter 5 Students of Tomorrow: Allan M. Cartter Professor of Higher Education Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles Chapter 6 The Evolution of International Higher Education Chapter 7 Technology Today and Tomorrow Chapter 8 University Libraries of the Future Chapter 9 Financing the Future of Higher Education Chapter 10 Advancement in the Future University Chapter 11 Continuing Education, Workforce Training, and Lifelong Learning Chapter 12 Higher Education Marketing Chapter 13 The Future Physical Plant Chapter 14 Partnerships of the Future University Chapter 15 University Governance Beyond 2020