In this important resource, experienced higher education presidents and senior leaders come together with respected scholars to tackle the most important and timely issues facing leaders in colleges and universities today. Challenges in Higher Education Leadership advances critical leadership and management skills across a broad array of topics, including student learning, access and affordability, racism, fundraising, athletics, and new technology. Chapters strike a balance between theory and practical advice while promoting the notion that all leaders can learn lessons from one another that can be useful in their own specific contexts. This book poses strategic questions readers should answer, along with advice about how to effectively address today's challenges, providing leaders with the skills and perspectives necessary to respond to higher education students’ needs.
Outlines a comprehensive, nationwide health promotion & disease prevention agenda. Designed to serve as a roadmap for improving the health of all people in the U.S. during the first decade of the 21st century. The Healthy People Consortium -- an alliance of more than 350 national organizations & 250 State public health, mental health, substance abuse, & environmental agencies -- conducted three national meetings. The final Healthy People 2010 objectives were developed by experts from a variety of Federal agencies. Vol. I: Understanding & Improving Health; & Objectives for Improving Health. Vol. II: Objectives for Improving Health; & Tracking Healthy People 2010.
This report can be used to compare analyses of the economic impacts of the major approaches to health care reform. These include single payer, play-or-pay, individual vouchers, and managed competition. Readers can compare the forecasted effects of alternative systems on employers, households, and Federal, state, and local budgets. Charts and tables.