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Entrance into Prestigious Universities and the Performance of Groups That Have Been Discriminated Against on the Vestibular: Black Students in the University of São Paulo, 2001–2007

Antonio S. A. Guimarães

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a case study of educational fairness or equity in Brazil, focusing on the intake of black and public school students by the elite University of São Paolo (USP). Brazil has long ... More


Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

James C. Garland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

America's public universities educate 80% of the nation's college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative ... More


Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Andrew J. Policano and Gary C. Fethke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book examines the ever changing environment within higher education, including the permanent decline in state support for public universities. It raises the question of how research universities ... More


A Proposal for Deregulation of Public Universities

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The century-old financial model by which American public universities have been funded can no longer provide an affordable high-quality college education for many lower- and middle-income Americans. ... More


The Basics

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter proposes that if schools and universities are to take religion seriously they must require students to take at least one course in religious studies. This doesn't mean that religion can ... More


Liberal Education

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that public schools and universities must take religion seriously for a number of reasons. It begins saying something about what it means to take religion seriously, ... More


Market Forces in Higher Education

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter reviews market forces in higher education. Government appropriations and tuition controls provide disincentives for public universities to rein in expenses and enhance productivity. ... More


Reforming the Academic Culture

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter proposes ways to streamline university service activities by providing incentives to reduce committee size and eliminate marginally useful committee activities. The idea is to implement ... More


Introduction

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This book is a proposal for breaking the destructive cycle that is driving up the price of a college education while at the same time eroding the quality of America's public universities. The concept ... More


Conclusions

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes the book's arguments and presents some concluding thoughts. Education in public schools and universities leaves students ignorant of religion. More problematic for ... More


A Framework for Defining, Creating, and Distributing Value

in Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter proposes a framework for creating and distributing value in public universities in the U.S. It suggests that the strategic planning process should emphasize defining value and ... More


Cultural Impediments to Change

in Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter identifies the impediments to change in the governance structure and culture of public universities in the U.S. It argues that one of the most formidable obstacles in public ... More


Contested framings: democratic conflict and the public university

Ruth Sheldon

in Tragic Encounters and Ordinary Ethics: Palestine-Israel in British Universities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993146
eISBN:
9781526120700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993146.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a brief history of the campus politics of Palestine-Israel in Britain alongside a genealogical account of how the stakes, boundaries and grammars of these struggles have been ... More


Where the Money Comes From

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter presents the traditional “business plan” of public higher education. In higher education, there is no bottom line except in the sense that colleges must live within their budgets. ... More


To Bumble or not to Bumble: The Design and Reshaping of Universities in Britain and America Since 1960

Sheldon Rothblatt

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the books Reshaping the University, The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education (2014), by David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper; Reengineering the University: How to be ... More


Challenges Facing Public Research Universities

in Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter describes the evolving external educational environment and the tactical responses to it made by public research universities in the U.S. It considers the perceptions of and reaction to ... More


The Role of Governing Boards in the New Era

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

It is surprising how little the trustees of public universities often know about the workings of the institutions they oversee. Most trustees can speak in broad-brush language about the success of ... More


Recruiting Presidential Leadership

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Presidential leadership is so crucial to the well-being of colleges and universities that trustees should do everything possible to maximize the chances of picking the right person for the job. Doing ... More


Why Public Universities Cannot Restrain Costs

Ernst R. Berndt

in Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The gradual transition from subsidy dependence to tuition dependence for public universities has awakened the forces of supply and demand. Government subsidies have weakened the cost discipline ... More


Situating Wannabe U

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/9780226815282.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Although one can find spurts of institutional ambition throughout its official history, Wannabe University was a “Johnny-come-lately” to the “reputational arms race,” the battle for national and ... More


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