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Governing higher education today : international perspectives / edited by Tony Strike, Jonathan Nicholls and John Rushforth.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2019.
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xiv, 281 pages ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
Universities and colleges -- Administration -- Cross-cultural studies.
Higher education and state -- Cross-cultural studies.
Higher education and state.
Universities and colleges -- Administration.
Form/Genre:
Cross-cultural studies.
Summary:
"Higher Education Governance in a Changing Environment provides an analysis of the longer-term dynamics and policy trends in a world market for higher education, and the emerging national responses which are likely to shape institutional governance in the next decade. The book is a forward-looking, thoughtful analysis of the trends and strategic directions in governance and policy in higher education with an international perspective presenting insights from practicing thought leaders on its future. It will be an essential resource for all who work in Higher Education, particularly those who sit on governing bodies or work in university leadership or policy roles"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The role and perspective of a UK chair of the governing body / Chris Sayers
The university secretary: at the heart of governance / Tony Strike
Higher education governance and policy on trial: "he do the police in different voices" / Jonathan W. Nicholls
Changing governance models in North American higher education / Robert A. Scott
Shaping European universities: a perspective from the Netherlands / Stephan van Galen
Diverging governance models in a devolved system: case studies from Scotland and Wales / Rebecca Davies and Gerald Webber
Changing university governance in South Africa / David J. Hornsby and Ruksana Osman
Changing governance models in Australian universities / Giconda di Lorenzo and Julie Wells
Can there be a universal framework of good governance / Nina Atwal, Mark Butler, Divia Mattoo and Michael Wood
How current trends in UK corporate governance might influence future higher education governance and policy / Lorraine Young
The legal framework for university governance in England: how to understand, comply and build on it / Smita Jamdar
The development and purpose of corporate governance codes / John Rushforth
Regulating higher education markets: the English policy experiment as a case study / David Palfreyman
Public good(s), public benefit and the public interest: a critical examination of three public purposes of English universities / Adam Dawkins
Effectiveness and effectiveness reviews / Andy Shenstone
Assurance of academic standards and quality by and beyond the academy / John Rushforth
A focus on performance and risk: the light and shade of trust and accountability / Tony Strike.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Strike, Tony, editor.
Nicholls, Jonathan (Jonathan W.), editor.
Rushforth, John, editor.
ISBN:
9781138366985
1138366986
9781138366992
1138366994
9780429429972
OCLC:
1089261750