Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press, 2000.
Higher education in the Caribbean :past, present and future directions
9789766400798
9766400792
372 pages
Economics
Education, Higher - Caribbean, English-speaking.
Universities and colleges - Administration. - Caribbean, English-speaking
Contents6
Foreword8
Preface10
Introduction13
Abbreviations18
1. The Historical Developmentof Higher Education in the Anglophone Caribbean22
2. Contrasting Problems Facing Universities in the Developed and Developing Worlds45
3. Higher Education and Caribbean Identity66
4. Academic Travails and a Crisis-of-Mission of the University of the West Indies' Social Sciences80
5. The Politics of Caribbean Higher Education106
6. Access to Tertiary Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean in the 1990s138
7. Higher Education and Agricultural Development in the Caribbean163
8. A Vision of Transformational Leadership for the University of the West Indies188
9. Managing the Academy207
10. Changing a University258
11. Future Directions for Research in Caribbean Higher Education Institutions272
12. The University of the West Indies Press and Academic and Textbook Publishing in the Caribbean287
13. From Ideas to Practice327
14. Current Issues in Distance Educationin the English-Speaking Caribbean344
15. Management Information Systems in Universities363
Contributors392