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Outsiders and the New Managerialism

Gaye Tuchman

in Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter reviews the new corporate administration and emerging boardroom idols at Wannabe University. As academic administrators have increasingly followed the corporate pattern of achieving ... More


The Politics of Centralization

Gaye Tuchman

in Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Adherents of the “new managerialism,” Wannabe University's administrators seek to improve organizational rationality to maximize economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. To accomplish this ... More


Academic Freedom: Some Considerations

Matthew Goldstein and Frederick Schaffer

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines how academic freedom is to be viewed from the vantage point of the relative roles that faculty members and academic administrators ought to play in the governance structure of ... More


Teaching, Learning, and Rating

Gaye Tuchman

in Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter reports how professors reacted when, over a ten-year period, the central administration at Wannabe University began to emphasize the need to improve the instruction of undergraduates. ... More


Plans and Priorities

Gaye Tuchman

in Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter discusses how the central administrators at Wannabe University tried to implement some of the changes that would improve its ranking, and discusses the impact of these changes of ... More


Making Professors Accountable

Gaye Tuchman

in Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter considers some ways of making the faculty accountable, including the use of external reviews and “datamining” about graduate programs to eliminate graduate departments. It discusses how ... More


Carrots, Sticks, and Accountability

Gaye Tuchman

in Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter discusses how the central administration at Wannabe University encouraged instructors to make themselves auditable by introducing techniques for assessing both what undergraduates learn ... More


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