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MICHIGAN-CHINA UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP FORUM
May 12-26, 2012

Readings about U.S. Higher Education:  The readings below include articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers, as well as speeches, book chapters and excerpts from encyclopedias.

* Articles are in Chinese.

1.0 Characteristics of United States research institutions
     
  1.1 Goodchild, L. F. (2002). History of higher education in the United StatesIn Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 319-331). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 1.2 June, A. W. (2006, March 3). College classifications get an overhaul. The Chronicle of Higher Education. http://chronicle.com/article/College-Classifications-Get-an/13448
  1.3 Lombardi, J. V. (2006 March 6). Public and private: What's the difference? Inside Higher Ed. http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2006/03/06/lombardi
  1.4 Bakkum, C. (2002). Land-grant institutions. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 379-382). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 1.5 Morphew, C. (2003). Research universities. Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp 2041-2043). NY: Macmillan Reference Library USA
* 1.6 Armstrong, L. (2004). Higher education and the global marketplace: Entrepreneurial activity in a dynamic environment. 2004 Pullias Lecture, USC Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis. http://www.usc.edu/dept/chepa/lloyd/articles.html
  1.7 Chaves, C. A. (2002). Degrees. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 151-152). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  1.8 Labi, A. (2010, January 31). Rankled by Rankings http://chronicle.com/article/Rankled-by-Rankings/63786/
  1.9 Clarke, M. (2002). Institutional rankings. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 509-512). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 1.10 Rosser, V.J. (2002). Governance.In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 279-283). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  1.11 Loss, C., Pusser, B. (2003). Organizational structure of colleges and universities. In James W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp 384-388). NY: Macmillan Reference Library USA.
  1.12 Duesterhaus, A. (2003). College and university presidency. In (James W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp 1915-1917). New York: Macmillan Reference Library USA.
  1.13

Selingo, J. (2005, November 4). A Chronicle survey: What presidents think. http://chronicle.com/free/v52/i11/11a02601.htm   

* 1.14 Courant, P.N., Duderstadt J. J., & Goldenberg, E. N. (2010, January 3). Needed: a national strategy to preserve public research universities.  http://chronicle.com/article/A-Plan-to-Save-Americas/63358/
     
2.0 Budget and strategic planning
     
* 2.1 Julia, J. (2002). Business and finance of higher education. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States:  An Encyclopedia (Vol, pp. 97-102). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 2.2 Russell, L. & Taylor, A. (2003). Strategic and long-range planning in higher education. In James W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp 2367-2369). NY: Macmillan Reference Library
* 2.3 Johnsrud, L.K. & Tabata, L.N. (2002). Strategic planning. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States:  An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 578-581). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  2.4 Lovell, C.D. (2002). State colleges and universities. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States:  An encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 564-565). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  2.7 Pusser, B. & Dedley D. (2002). State higher education policy. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States:  An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 566-568) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 2.8 Brady-Smith, C. Brooks-Gunn, J., Fauth, R. (2003). State governments in higher education. In James W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp 2359-2363). NY: Macmillan Reference Library USA
  2.9 Burke J.C. (2002). Performance funding. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 459-461) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  2.11 Heller, D. (2003). Federal funds for higher education. In James W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp 861-864) NY: Macmillan Reference Library USA.
  2.12 Cook, C. E. (1998). The Washington higher education community: Moving beyond Lobbying 101. In A. J. Cigler & B. A. Loomis (Eds)., Interest Group Politcs (5th ed., pp. 97-117). Washington, DC: CQ Press
  2.13 Thelin, J.R. & Wells, A.E. (2002). Foundations. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 268-270). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 2.14 Abrahams, J. (2002). Fund-raising in higher education. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 270-272). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

 

3.0 Research administration and technology transfer
     
  3.1 Nelson, S. (2003). Federal funding for academic research. In James W. Guthrie (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp 853-861). New York: Macmillan Reference Library USA.
  3.2 Honig, M.I. (2002). University-community partnerships. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 687-690). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  3.3 Anderson, M.S. (2002). University-industry partnerships. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 691-693). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 3.4 Holdsworth, J.M. & Anderson, M.S. (2002). Technology transfer. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 659-661). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  3.5 Blumenstyk, G. (2005). Colleges cash in on commercial activity. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Cash-In-on-Commercial/33261
* 3.6 Baez, B. (2002). Intellectual property. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 350-351). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  3.7 Jaschik, S. (2005, December 22). New model for tech transfer. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from http://insidehighered.com/news/2005/12/22/open

 

4.0 Undergraduate, graduate, and professional education
     
  4.1 Bastedo, M. (2002). General education. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 273-275). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 4.2 Miller, R. (2002). Liberal arts. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 401-403). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 4.3 Newell, W.H. (2002). Interdisciplinary studies. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), higher Education in the United States: An encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 355-356). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  4.4 Kerlin, S. (2002). Graduate education in the United States. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 286-290). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  4.5 Antony, J.S. & Knaus, C. (2002). Graduate students in the United States. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 291-293). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  4.6 Gonzalez, R.G (2002). Postdoctoral research. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 477). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  4.7 Kuh, G. (2003). What we're learning about student engagement from NSSE: Benchmarks for effective educational practices. Change Magazine (Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 24-32). Philadelphia, PA: Heldref Publications
  4.8 Rimer, S. (2007, May 8). Harvard task force calls for new focus on teaching and not just research.
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/10/education/10harvard.html?pagewanted=all
* 4.9 Kuh, G. (2007, May 10). How to help students achieve. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Help-Students-Achieve/31980/
  4.10 The National Leadership Council for Liberal Education & America's Promise. (2008). College learning for the new global century
http://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ygs/p14594_aacu_nxtbook/

 

5.0 Building world-class faculties
     
  5.1 Colbeck, C.L. (2002). Departments and academic units. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 157-161). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  5.2 Rosser, V.J. (2002). Faculty senates. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Ed.s), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 234-235). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  5.3 Finkelstein, M.J. (2002). Tenure. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 662-667). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
* 5.4 Hutcheson, P. (2003). Academic freedom and tenure. In James W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp. 14-16). New York: Macmillan Reference Library USA
  5.5 Rice, E.R. & Finkelstein, M.J. (2002). Faculty roles. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 230-233). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  5.6 Gapp, J.M., Austin, A.E., Trice, A.G. (2005). Rethinking academic work and workplaces. Change Magazine (Vol. 37, Issue 6, pp. 32-39). Philadelphia, PA: Heldref Publications
* 5.7 Colbeck, C. (2003). The relationship between teaching and research. In James W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (2nd ed., pp. 2501-2502). NY: Macmillan Reference Library USA.
  5.8 Angelo, T.A. & Forest, J.J.F. (2002). Teaching. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 641-648). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  5.9 Wright, M. C. (2010). More than a research university: The importance of teaching at the University of Michigan. http://www.crlt.umich.edu/publinks/CRLT_no28.pdf
  5.10 Cook, C.E. & Sorcinelli, M. D. (April 26, 2002). The value of a teaching centerhttp://www.podnetwork.org/faculty_development/values.htm (also Published in abbreviated form in the Chronicle for Higher Education).
  5.11 Cook, C.E. (2001). The role of a teaching center in curricular reform. In D. Lieberman & C. Wehlburg (Eds.). To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development (Vol. 19, pp. 217-231). Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing
  5.12 Cook, C.E. and Sorcinelli, M.D. (1999). Building multiculturalism into teaching development programs. AAHE Bulletin 51, no. 7:3-6.
  5.13 Fairweather, J. (2002). Faculty productivity. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.). Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 222-225). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  5.14 Ward, K. (2002). Service. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 550-553). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  5.15 Wolf-Wendel, L. (2002). Faculty recruitment. In Forest, JF & Kinser, K. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 226-230). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
  5.16 College Learning for the New Global Century (2007). A guide to effective educational pratice. Association of American Colleges and Universities
  5.17 Bonwell, C.C. (1996). Enhancing the lecture: Revitalizing a traditional format.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n67 pp. 31-44
  5.18 Hutchings, P. and Shulman, L.S. (1999). The scholarship of teaching: New elaborations, new developments. Change Magazine (Vol. 31, Issue 5, pp. 11-15). Philadelphia, PA: Heldref Publications
  5.19

Cook, C. E. & Kaplan, M. (Eds.). (2011). Advancing the Culture of Teaching on Campus: How a Teaching Center Can Make a Difference. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

  5.20 Cashin, W. W. (1999). Student Ratings of Teaching: Uses and Misuses. In Seldin, P. (Ed.) Changing Practices in Evaluating Teaching: A practical guide to improved faculty performance and promotion/tenure decisions (pp. 25-44). Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.
  5.21

Felder, R. M. & Brent, R. (2004). How to Evaluate Teaching. Chemical Engineering Education, 38(3), 200-201.  http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Columns/Teacheval.pdf

  5.22 Blythe, H. & Sweet, C. (2011, March 1). Why Creativity, Why Now? Tomorrow’s Professor, 1080. http://cgi.stanford.edu/~dept-ctl/cgi-bin/tomprof/posting.php?ID=1080
  5.23 Sternberg, R. J. (October 10, 2010). Teach Creativity, Not Memorization. The Chronicle of Higher Education. http://chronicle.com/article/Teach-Creativity-Not/124879/ 
  5.24 Rimer, S. (2007, May 8). Harvard task force calls for new focus on teaching and not just research. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/10/education/10harvard.html?pagewanted=all 

 

6.0 Management of medical schools
     
  6.1 University of Michigan Medical School overview of the faculty tracks. http://med.umich.edu/medschool/faculty/promopackage/FactracksdocWEB%20122011.pdf
  6.2 Markel, H. (2000). The University of Michigan Medical School, 1850 – 2000: "An example worthy of imitation." http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/283/7/915.full.pdf+html
  6.3 Bonner, T.N. (2001). The American way of educating doctors. Retrieved from http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/reviews_in_american_history/v029/29.1bonner.html
  6.4 Lowenstein, J. (2003). Where have all the giants gone? Reconciling medical education and the traditions of patient care with limitations on resident work hours. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine (Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 273-282). Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press

 

7.0 Other topics
     
* 7.1 A diverse educational system. http://usinfo.org/enus/education/overview/ch6.html
* 7.2 Booklet Two: Graduate and Professional Study and Research from the "If you Want to Study in the United States Series." http://www.educationusa.info/5_steps_to_study/resources_documents.php
* 7.3 Tang, Yong. (2004, June 14). Mounting at the top of world-class universities Peoples Daily, p. 7.
* 7.4 Levin, R. C. (2010, April 20). The Rise of Asia's Universities. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/21/opinion/21iht-edlevin.html