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Wise Moves in Hard Times: Creating & Managing Resilient Colleges & Universities

Wise Moves in Hard Times: Creating & Managing Resilient Colleges & Universities

David W. Leslie, E. K. Fretwell, Jr.

ISBN: 978-0-787-90196-7

Jan 1996

298 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$49.00

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Leslie and Fretwell have produced as good a book as I have seen in the timely field of higher education's response to it pervasive long-range financial dilemmas.
--D. Bruce Johnstone, university professor and former chancellor, State University of New York

Preface xi

The Authors xxi

Part One: Hard Times

1 Common Lessons from Hard Times 3

2 Sources of Stress 29

3 Impact of Stress 53

Part Two: Searching for Solutions

4 Mission and Organization 77

5 Decisions and Conflict 107

6 Teaching and learning in a New Era 135

Part Three: Wise Moves

7 Analyzing the Institution’s Condition 165

8 Triage 195

9 Strategy and Realism: Promoting Enlightened Change 217

10 Resilience in Times of Fiscal Stress 245

11 Unfinished Business 277

References 289

Index 296