Organization & Leadership in Higher Education
College of Education & Human Development
This course requires students to use different analytical and critical approaches for understanding the complex manner in which American postsecondary education, primarily colleges and universities, are organized, governed, administered, and led. The purposes of the course involve providing an overview or organization including the forms, structures, roles, and functions of higher education and leadership theory including leadership roles, management principles and practices. Topics examined include classic organization theory, traditional administrative and governance models, campus climate and culture, leadership theory and analysis, management principles, institutional change and assessment, race and gender, and governance.
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