Budgets and Financial Management in Higher Education

Author: Margaret J. Barr,George S. McClellan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119287731

Category: Education

Page: 240

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"In today's challenging economic climate, college and university administrators need reliable financial advice for helping their institutions thrive. Thoroughly revised and updated, this book is designed to help new administrators understand and become more proficient in their financial management role within the institution. Written in an accessible style, so that the book's guidance to immediate use, the book is grounded in the latest knowledge and filled with illustrative examples from across all types of institutions. This is an ideal resource for courses in graduate programs in higher education leadership and administration"--
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Student Affairs Budgeting and Financial Management in the Midst of Fiscal Crisis

New Directions for Student Services, Number 129

Author: Lori E. Varlotta,Barbara C. Jones

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118183703

Category: Education

Page: 91

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This volume is designed to help senior student affairs officersnavigate through uncertain economic times. After a broad review ofbudget models and the leadership potential of the senior officer,we look at the role of student affairs officers in difficultbudgeting decisions from several perspectives--from small, privatecolleges to the experiences of twelve senior student affairsofficers at public universities. One chapter describes generalrevenue-generating and cost-saving strategies that student affairsdivisions may consider during cutbacks; another focuses on keyaspects of developing a comprehensive communication strategy: athird presents a case study of a single institution through theeyes of the vice president for student affairs. This volume endswith a summary survey of the authors' observations, conclusions,and advice. This is the 129th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher educationquarterly report series New Directions for StudentServices. An indispensable resource for vice presidents ofstudent affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and otherstudent services professionals, New Directions for StudentServices offers guidelines and programs for aiding studentsin their total development: emotional, social, physical, andintellectual.
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Financial Management and Control in Higher Education

Author: Malcolm Prowle,Eric Morgan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415335386

Category: Education

Page: 286

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This book aims to explain the key issues in finance and management in higher education. It is a professional guide that is authoritative and comprehensive enough for professional accountants, yet accessible to non-finance professionals.
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The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management

Author: Margaret J. Barr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0787967920

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Newly appointed academic managers are often unsure how to effectively manage their department's fiscal affairs. The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management is specifically designed for administrators who need guidance for managing the fiscal resources of a department or unit. Using this book, administrators can learn to better understand the broad fiscal context of their institutions and thereby master their own role and function within the institution.
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Budget and Finance in the American Community College

New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 168

Author: Bers,Ronald B. Head,James C. Palmer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119041562

Category: Education

Page: 144

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"In this volume of New Directions for Community Colleges, key issues and practices will be addressed on the following topics: The contemporary challenge of meeting growing demands for increased student persistence and success; diminishing state support for higher education; new calls for accountability and ways to measure institutional effectiveness; the increasing reliance of many community colleges on grants and other sources of revenue; and college policies that have significant financial ramifications" -- page 4 of cover.
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Resource Allocation in Higher Education

Author: William Massy

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472106868

Category: Education

Page: 332

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Offers guidance for implementing reforms in the allocation of resources in colleges and universities
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Case Studies in Public Budgeting and Financial Management, Revised and Expanded

Author: W. Bartley Hildreth

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824708887

Category: Political Science

Page: 836

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A resource for administrators seeking innovative ideas and supporting precedents in formulating policy, this book also provides a useful textbook for public administration and policy students. It employs a wealth of case studies in budgeting and financial management to demonstrate strategies in system implementation, policy formulation, government accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. With contributions from leading experts, it clarifies procedures to solve cutback and downsizing dilemmas using theoretical models, and provides pragmatic approaches to managing financial activities under budgetary strain. It also covers the evolution of a debt management policy.
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Making Change Happen in Student Affairs

Challenges and Strategies

Author: Margaret J. Barr,George S. McClellan,Arthur Sandeen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118903579

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Change is inevitable. Managing change is a choice. Authored by three esteemed leaders in the field of student affairs, Making Change Happen in Student Affairs: Challenges and Strategies for Professionals is a thought-provoking and pragmatic guide to the increasingly complex challenges and expectations that administrators face from both students and the public. Whether it's pressure to provide better programs and services with fewer resources, or difficulties grappling with economic challenges and technological change, the book teaches how to become an effective leader and skillful strategist in order to respond to a rapidly changing landscape. Readers will learn to change their thinking about how they approach challenges by reframing their purpose, role, and function as leaders. Each chapter includes specific concepts and tools that can be used to tackle the most complex campus issues and develop effective plans of action. You'll learn how to: Manage financial resources and supervise staff effectively Advocate for specific students while still recognizing diversity and maintaining service to all Adapt to institutional culture, ethics, values, and changes in leadership Use technology as a tool to affect change on campus By applying shared foundations, ethical principles, a rich knowledge base, and experience, student affairs professionals can develop powerful strategies to confront and resolve vexing problems. With extensive examples and case studies that cover a wide array of issues, this book is an essential read for those looking to make a real difference in the lives of their students and the health of their institutions.
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Managing Technology in Higher Education

Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning

Author: A. W. (Tony) Bates,Albert Sangra

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118038568

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Universities continue to struggle in their efforts to fully integrate information and communications technology within their activities. Based on examination of current practices in technology integration at 25 universities worldwide, this book argues for a radical approach to the management of technology in higher education. It offers recommendations for improving governance, strategic planning, integration of administrative and teaching services, management of digital resources, and training of technology managers and administrators. The book is written for anyone wanting to ensure technology is integrated as effectively and efficiently as possible.
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