Table of contents for Can state universities be managed? : a primer for presidents and management teams / Suane Acker.

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Preface 							 	 6
Acknowledgments 						 	 10
A. Perspectives						 	 13
1. The State University in the 21st Century		 	 15
2. The State University Presidency 			 	 19
3. Know Yourself and Your Spouse 			 	 22
4. The Institution and its System 			 	 26
5. The Selection Process 				 	 33
B. The Knowledge Base 					 	 39
6. Know the Key Staff 					 	 40
7. Make Sure the Key Staff Know You 			 	 43
8. Analyze the Budget and Budget Policy 		 	 45
9. Study the Data 					 	 52
10. Traditions, Icons and Land Mines			 	 58
11. Scan the Policy Manuals 				 	 62
C. Early Actions 						 	 64
12. Communicate Your Vision 				 	 67
13. Consider Your Administrative Structure 			 71
14. Get the Right People on Your Team 			 	 78
15. Take Stock of Your Constituencies			 	 64
16. Set Goals 						 	 89
17. Demonstrate Accountability 					 97
D. The Management Function 					103
18. Management Expectations 					104
19. Delegation 							107
20. Let Deans and Department Heads Manage 			110
21. Management Strategies 					115
22. Walk-Around Management 					122
23. Innovation							124
24. Coaching 							129
25. Feedback 							134
26. Addressing Problems 						137
27. Combining and Closing Programs 				144
E. Sectors and Issues 						149
28. Complementarity of Instruction, Research and Extension 	150
29. Global Curriculums 						154
30. Student Enrollment 						160
31. Research and Extension; Global and Local 			169
32. Multi-discipline Institutes, Centers, and Locations 		176
33. Research Parks 						184
34. Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals 			189
35. Councils and Committees 					194
36. The Athletics Business 					201
37. The Physical Campus 						209
38. Academic Freedom and Free Speech 				212
39. Faculty and Staff Unions 					217
F. Focus on Funding 						221
40. State Appropriations 						223
41. Student and Other Fees 					231
42. Grants, Contracts, and Earmarks 				237
43. Donors and the University Foundation 			243
G. Tending Relationships 						251
44. The Governing Board 					252
45. The Faculty 							259
46. The Students 							266
47. The Media 							271
48. The Community 						276
H. Tending Yourself						280
49. Keep a Sense of Humor 					281
50. Stay Healthy 							282
51. Behave								284
52. Keep a Journal							286			
53. Develop a Kitchen Cabinet 					288
54. Insulate Yourself From Predictable Splatter 			290
55. Fill Your Bucket 						292
56. Identify Potential Board Members				293
57. Take Some Credit; Give More.				294
58. Prepare for Post-Presidential Years				296
I. The Closing Acts 							298
Notes 								301
Additional Readings							304
Index (to be developed)						

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

College administrators -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration.