3. Reaffirming Institutional Mission

  1. Robert C. Dickeson

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269541.ch3

Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: Reallocating Resources to Achieve Strategic Balance

Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: Reallocating Resources to Achieve Strategic Balance

How to Cite

Dickeson, R. C. (2010) Reaffirming Institutional Mission, in Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: Reallocating Resources to Achieve Strategic Balance, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269541.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470559680

Online ISBN: 9781118269541

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Keywords:

  • institutional mission;
  • vague language;
  • mission statements;
  • political considerations;
  • accreditation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Seeking Clarity

  • Unique Role and Scope

  • Fundamental Tensions

  • New Ways to Look at Mission

  • The Need for Reaffirmation

  • “Operating” Mission Statements