Evolution of Roles in Higher Education
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Use A History of American Higher Education text to read the following:
Pages 238259 in Chapter 6, “Success and Excess: Expansion and Reforms in Higher Education, 1920 to 1945.”
Pages 260268 in Chapter 7, “Gilt by Association: Higher Education’s ‘Golden Age,’ 1945 to 1970.”
As colleges and universities grew and diversified, the roles of presidents, faculty, boards, and staff changed organically or as a result of external influences, leading to role confusion and strained relationships. For this question, address the following questions:
How were changes in organizational structure associated with the changing roles of faculty and administrators?
What role did external influences have on organizational structure and on role conflict?
To what extent do evolving roles and responsibilities continue to induce conflict?