This book looks at samplings of literature and case studies of individuals in order to provide a thorough exploration of the workplace in higher education institutions, a workplace with unique humor and unique pressures. his study aims to enlighten influential persons to the challenges and opportunities in higher education. The knowledge gained from reading this book should inspire persons with power to positively change the workplace environment in our colleges and universities.
James J. Van Patten is Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Arkansas. He is also the author of History of Education in America, with John Pulliam (Prentice-Hall, 1995).