O'Reilly logo

Strategies for University Management by Neal King, J. Mark Munoz

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 1

Introduction

J. Mark Munoz and Neal King

Introduction

In recent years, academic institutions worldwide have been confronted with unprecedented challenges. Survival issues have become the centerpiece of discussions in faculty meetings and boardrooms. In what have been previously depicted as “ivory towers,” down-to-earth questions have emerged: How can we be profitable? How can we grow enrollment? How can we better raise funds? How can we remain relevant?

Evidence of these new challenges includes increasing number of universities whose bond ratings were downgraded, increase in the number of private 4-year colleges that were closed or acquired, incidence of mergers, aggressive tuition cuts, selling of real estate, changing educational ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required