Nine University Presidents Who Saved Their Institutions: The Difference in Effective Administrations (Anniversary ed.)

Nine University Presidents Who Saved Their Institutions: The Difference in Effective Administrations (Anniversary ed.)

By: Kent M. Keith (author), Edward J. Kormondy (author), E.K. Fretwell (foreword_author)Hardback

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Description

This book offers portraits of nine institutions of higher education that were salvaged from seeming failure by the administrative tactics of their respective presidents or chancellors. The authors have analyzed the circumstances which presented themselves to each president and the organizational changes each engineered. In so doing, commonalities and differences among the strategies employed are revealed.

About Author

Dr. Edward J. Kormondy currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of West Los Angeles and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Tusculum College. He Received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Kent M. Keith is President of Carlson Keith Corporation and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership in Indiana. He received his J.D. from the University of Hawai'i and his Ed.D. from the University of South Carolina.

Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Do Presidents Make a Difference?; The Stories of Nine Presidents; Analyses of the Nine Presidential Stories; Overview and Analysis of the Survey Results; Lessons Learned; Summary Reframing Actions Taken by the Nine Presidents; Appendix A - The Survey Instrument and Responses; Appendix B - About the Authors; References Cited; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773451643
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780773451643
  • ISBN10: 0773451641
  • edition: Anniversary ed.

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