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"A comprehensive and thoughtful analysis of the state of small independent colleges today, The Challenge of Independent Colleges explores a wide range of vitally important issues facing these institutions. The interplay between scholars and practitioners clearly shows what we know and what we need to know to ensure these institutions not only survive but thrive in the twenty-first century."

"As the title promises, this book brings important academic research alive for those leading independent colleges. Research drives innovation. The book not only provides readers with a keen understanding of the natural advantages small colleges enjoy in being able to innovate, but it also delivers the tools to bring evidence-based improvements to their institutions."

"This is important work at an important time in our industry. Morphew and Braxton provide a meaningful inquiry into the many challenges facing higher education today, but more importantly, they deliver numerous helpful recommendations that will drive innovation and reflective change within our institutions."

"Christopher Morphew and John Braxton have done a beautiful job of capturing the unique strengths, challenges, and opportunities of independent higher education. This is a must read for college and university leaders at all levels. This book includes the latest research on issues we all wrestle with as well as a response from practitioners who live with these challenges daily."

The Challenge of Independent Colleges
Moving Research into Practice
Publication Date: 1 Dec 2017
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 280 pages
Illustrations: 1 graph
ISBN: 9781421424316