Download e-book for iPad: Clark Kerr's University of California: Leadership, by Cristina Gonzalez

By Cristina Gonzalez

This quantity offers an highbrow heritage of Kerr's imaginative and prescient of the multiversity, as expressed in his most famed paintings, The makes use of of the college, and in his maximum administrative accomplishment, the California grasp Plan for larger schooling. development upon Kerr's use of the visionary hedgehog/shrewd fox dichotomy, the publication explains the increase of the college of California as a result of articulation and implementation of the hedgehog idea of systemic excellence that underpins the grasp plan.Arguing that the university's contemporary difficulties stream from a fox tradition, characterised by means of a free-for-all method of administration, together with over the top govt reimbursement, it is a demand a brand new imaginative and prescient for the university—and for public greater schooling usually. specifically, it advocates re-funding and re-democratizing public larger schooling and renewing its management via considerate succession making plans, with a unique emphasis on diversity.Gonzalez's paintings follows the ups and downs of ladies and minorities in larger schooling, displaying that collage advances usually have led to the additional marginalization of those teams. Clark Kerr's college of California is ready American public better schooling on the crossroads and should be of curiosity to these considering the way forward for the general public college as an establishment, in addition to these attracted to matters on the subject of management, variety, and succession planning.

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