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EDHE 791 Overview

This course examines the historical context of the American colleges and universities. It provides a perspective of the political, social, legal, and financial forces that have influenced the development of post-secondary institutions. The impact of current issues, trends, constraints, and opportunities that continue to affect and shape the future of higher education administration are examined. Topics include access, accountability, autonomy, and choice. The course includes an overview of current student populations and the changing nature of markets to serve and the implications of these shifts on administration, leadership, governance, and policy issues at America’s colleges and universities. Students will be exposed to a range of administrative problems at the post-secondary level entailing legal and financial implications.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • EDHE