Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

In a constantly changing economic environment, higher education institutions need to adapt in order to be relevant to their stakeholders and the society. The unpredictable landscape also demands a ...
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A Sign of the Times

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Christina Chow and Clement Leung

Abstract

This chapter looks at the negative headlines that currently dominate the public image of universities. In a climate of increasing graduate unemployment and underemployment and ever-increasing fees, the public is questioning the real value of a higher education. The crisis in college costs is eroding the democratic promise of higher education.

Keywords:

College affordability and access, Graduate unemployment and underemployment, Howard Bowen’s revenue theory of costs.

Affiliation:

RMIT University Melbourne Australia.