Centers of Excellence were started in Norway to bring some groups to higher international levels. How have they worked out?
When I had to go on strike, as a professor and the sitting VP for research, I struggled to find a way to make sense of it.
The Mayo Clinic has six strategies they consider essential for their continued success — six strategies which constitute the spirit of the Clinic. As you read them, ask what they could mean for your organization.
One of the most fundamental challenges for university presidents, deans, department chairs, and research group leaders is to make the best environment for research. Everything else a university does builds on success in doing science.
What should universities and colleges do when students don’t want to take our courses? What if no one wants a degree in German? What if Art History only attracts a handful of students? Do we shut down departments based on the ebb and flow of student interest? Or is there another way?