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Knowledge, Higher Education, and the New Managerialism: The Changing Management of UK Universities

Rosemary Deem, Sam Hillyard, and Michael Reed

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199265909
eISBN:
9780191708602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265909.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The nature of Higher Education in the UK has changed over the last three decades. Academics can no longer be said to carry out their work in ‘ivory towers’, as increasing government intervention and ... More


An Accumulation of Administration

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter analyzes how, as colleges and universities expanded and became more important features of the American institutional landscape, those who occupied senior managerial positions separated ... More


Government and Administration, 1914–1964

Brian Harrison

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the changes in the University of Oxford's administrative structure during the period from 1914 to 1964. It suggests that the growth in the university's central direction and ... More


The Other Chicago School: The School of Social Service Administration

Anya Jabour

in Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042676
eISBN:
9780252051524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042676.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 5 details Breckinridge’s collaboration with Edith Abbott at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, exploring the pair’s distinctive approach to the ... More


Academic Activism: Social Science and Social Reform in Progressive-Era Chicago

Anya Jabour

in Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042676
eISBN:
9780252051524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042676.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 4 examines Breckinridge’s participation in social reform in the Progressive era. In conjunction with Jane Addams and other women reformers associated with Hull House, Breckinridge advocated ... More


The Franks Commission

A. H. Halsey

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the influence of the Franks Commission on the administrative structure of the University of Oxford during the 1950s. The commission, headed by Sir Oliver Franks, was established ... More


The University since 1970

Michael Brock

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines changes at the University of Oxford during the period from 1970 to 1990. It describes the administrative adjustments made by the university and evaluates the influence of the ... More


Oxford and the Second World War

Paul Addison

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of World War 2 on Oxford. It suggests the outstanding wartime characteristic of the university was in its adaptability. During this period, the university was able to ... More


The Asquith Commission, 1919–1922

John Prest

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the formation of the Asquith Commission or the Royal Commission on Oxford and Cambridge Universities to evaluate the value of having two legislative bodies in the University. ... More


College life, 1918–1939

Brian Harrison

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines college life at the University of Oxford during the period from 1918 to 1939. During this period, Oxford's collegiate structure prevailed over criticisms and adapted itself. The ... More


College Life, 1945–1970

Keith Thomas

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines college life at Oxford during the period from 1945 to 1970. College life during this period represents a picture of immense vitality and diversity. In addition to the ... More


New direction

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1979 and 1981 all the four principal posts in the University's administration changed hands. It seemed as if a new consortium of managers was assembling and preparing to tackle the problems ... More


How University Administrators View Ethnic Minority Students

Yu Haibo

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In her chapter, Yu Haibo explores the attitudes of Han university administrators, and stresses the importance of listening to and surveying mainstream attitudes on ethnic minorities and minority ... More


Money for Science: Never Enough

in Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306254
eISBN:
9780226306261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses the insatiable need of American universities for money. Virtually all universities describe themselves as hard-pressed financially, even as they ingest colossal sums from a ... More


Administrative Interlude

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

But you can’t do it in a vacuum. And although academics would be reluctant to admit it, the conditions that make what they do possible are established and maintained by administrators. When I was a ... More


Developing a Nature Rx Program on a College Campus

Rakow Donald

in Nature Rx: Improving College-Student Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501715280
eISBN:
9781501715303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715280.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The chapter traces the history of how physicians began prescribing time in nature. Steps in developing a campus-based Nature Rx program include: organizing a committed group with broad representation ... More


Going Global

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter describes how Butterfield's love for historical thought nourished his imagination after his vice-chancellorship. Thinking in general about history could go on in his head while he was ... More


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