Er to the book "There are many interesting insights into the managementleadership of the university "are many interesting insights into the managementleadership of the university what was missing were the anecdotes and personal stories that would ave brought the items discussed in vividly Not bad as a textbook for a seminar class on university management but likewise not for the casual reader Very biased opinion of ow universities work The book is very detailed and implies that research universities are the best universities Lombardi speakers from a Higher Education budget and funding perspective rather than a academic based perspective An informative overview of the
american university system that focuses on what were university system that focuses on what were R1 schools researc. Universities much of the discussion applies to other types of post secondary institutions Ideal for students this book will form a solid foundation for courses in igher
education but it will also be a welcome but it will also be a welcome to faculty and administrators’ personal libraries.
"and insightful ow "insightful How Work is destined to be an essential andbook for anyone wanting to understand universities in the United States John V Lombardi gives readers an insider’s view of the academy describing the structure logic dynamics and operational. ,
REVIEW How Universities Work,
Ssues for university administrations but otherwise kind of an odd book Once over lightly on a wide range of issues mostly trailing off in inconclusive no doubt technology will continue to become a bigger issue in igher education blandness "mainly focused on research intensive universities and I guess if you found yourself plunged into the job "focused on research intensive universities and I guess if you found yourself plunged into the job president of one without aving any previous igher ed background this would be a good uick overv Although fairly comprehensive this book was much drier than I expected given the author who was the President of my university when I was in attendance The author is an extremely charismatic speaker and I was expecting that to cross ov. Styles of both public and private institutions of igher educationLombardi defines and describes all the bits and pieces that compose a university with remarkable economy from budgeting systems
"to tenure from "tenure from library to the athletic field Although focused on research. ,