Subject: Higher Education

The New Department Chair

The New Department Chair

The political science department at York State College was previously led autocratically by a department chair who tightly controlled all aspects of the department. Upon his sudden death, a new… READ MORE

Kansas State University

Kansas State University

The Kansas Board of Regents demands that faculty be evaluated even after the conferral of tenure. In the face of strong faculty resistance, a special task force must decide how… READ MORE

Kathy Finnegan

Kathy Finnegan

This case describes several days in the life of a chief librarian at a small liberal arts college. Time management and delineation of responsibilities are key issues. How are personnel,… READ MORE

Miami-Dade Community College (A)

Miami-Dade Community College (A)

The president of the Miami-Dade Community College Kendall Campus spends eighteen months working for the passage of a referendum that would earmark property taxes in Dade County, Florida, to create… READ MORE

Miami-Dade Community College (B)

Miami-Dade Community College (B)

Despite the hurricane, voters pass the tax referendum creating an endowment fund for the college. Controversy erupts when the college uses half of the money for across-the-board salary increases for… READ MORE

The Library System at Elnora University

The Library System at Elnora University

Having witnessed many failed attempts at strategic planning during her twenty-year tenure at Elnora University, College Librarian Angela Wilson embarks on an organizational change process that she hopes will result… READ MORE

The Library System At Palladia University

The Library System At Palladia University

When Morgan Haley becomes Dean of Libraries at Palladia University, she finds a disjointed, building-centered system with five libraries acting in isolated organizational silos. Reporting relationships are hierarchical, and a… READ MORE

Morehouse College

Morehouse College

Morehouse College, one of the nation’s oldest historically black colleges, has fallen behind in terms of technology infrastructure. To remain competitive, the new president demands that the institution initiate a… READ MORE

Oakdale City College

Oakdale City College

Two faculty members at Oakdale City College, both applying for a full-time position opening, file suit against the college, claiming that the hiring process is unfair. Despite meeting the qualifications,… READ MORE

River View College

River View College

Anne Williams, a student who is a born-again Christian, refuses to meet with her assigned counselor, who is Muslim. The provost must decide whether to reassign Anne to another counselor…. READ MORE