The Stress of Change: Testing the Resilience of Institutions: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 151
1. Mobilizing for an Outbreak and Its Aftermath (Samantha Goldstein)
Babson College learns that it can manage and survive a crisis.
2. Conveying the Meaning of the Economic Crisis (Luke A. Anderson)
Three university presidents publicly frame their responses to the financial catastrophe.
3. Loss of Accreditation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Rhonda E. Baylor)
Regaining accreditation is an urgent and immediate task to maintain an institution’s sources of support.
4. Looking for a Way Out (Gregory Esposito)
Declining state support for public universities can create pressures for institutions both to resist the decline and adapt to it.
5. Tough Questions Facing Women's Colleges (Sara Kratzok)
The transition of women’s colleges into coeducational institutions presents fundamental issues and sensitive dynamics.
6. Stress in Senior Faculty Careers (Brendan C. Russell)
Faculty can find even successful careers more stressful than they expected.
7. The Future of Shared Governance (Matthew A. Crellin)
Shared governance between administration and faculty needs to be viewed as a sanctioned vehicle of collaboration, not a rivalry.
8. The Rose Art Museum Crisis (Paul Dillon)
A decision to close a famous art museum exposes ambiguities in governance and leadership.
9. A Contested Institutional Culture (Stephanie A. Morin)
A new president finds himself at odds with defining traditions of his institution.
10. Rapid Change and Legitimacy (Matthew Waldman)
An accumulation of events can force a presidential transition.