An exploration of multi-campus higher education systems and their role in improving communities and their economies.
This thought-provoking volume brings together scholars and system leaders to analyze some of the most pressing and complex issues now facing higher education systems and society. Higher Education Systems 3. 0 focuses on the remaking of higher education coordination in an era of increased accountability, greater calls for productivity, and intensifying fiscal austerity. System heads have been identifying ways to harness the collective contributions of their various institutions to benefit the students, communities, and other stakeholders that they serve. The contributors explore the recent dynamics of higher education systems, focusing particularly on how systems are now working to improve their effectiveness in educating students and improving our communities, while also identifying new means for operating more efficiently. This enhanced collaboration, or systemness, is the key aspect of version 3. 0.
Jason E. Lane is Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs and Planning and Associate Provost for Graduate Education and Research at the State University of New York, Deputy Director of the Rockefeller Institute of Government, and Associate Professor of Educational Policy at the University at Albany, State University of New York. D. Bruce Johnstone is Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Higher and Comparative Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and former Chancellor of the State University of New York. They are the coeditors of Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers: Measuring Higher Education's Role in Economic Development, also published by SUNY Press.
". ..this book is an important read on higher education from voices of accomplished academic administrators. " — Canadian Journal of Higher Education
"…an important contribution to the field of higher education. " — Teachers College Record