The Moral Dimensions of Academic Administration

The Moral Dimensions of Academic Administration

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What distinguishes academic administration from administration or managing in business? Rudolph Weingartner, arugues that colleges and universities are founded to serve certain purposes; they are supported by governments and private individuals; and, as professional institutions, they have students, among others, as clients to whom they owe education services in ways analogous to the obligations hospitals have via- DEGREES-vis their patients. Academic administration is not just another job of managing, but a calling that importantly assists institutions to carry out their miYes, it makes sense to require those who teach graduate students to work at the frontiers of their fields. ... relevance for teaching introductory and other bread-and - butter undergraduate courses as it does for teaching history or chemistry in high school. ... it expends resources that might be better used to reduce the size of classes or to improve the equipment students use in their laboratory sessions. ... An important goal of all higher education is to assure that students become inquirersanbsp;...


Title:The Moral Dimensions of Academic Administration
Author: Rudolph Herbert Weingartner
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 1999-01-01
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