University Priorities and Constraints
Two dozen leaders of the world’s most distinguished universities gathered in Glion-above-Montreux, Switzerland, to compare how their institutions best made up our minds their priorities and plans in the face of the many challenges and constraints they face. The increasing globalization of higher education used to be apparent in many common issues such as financial constraints, completion for outstanding faculty and students, swiftly evolving technologies, and the economic and group of workers needs of their regions. Yet the unique characteristics of these universities and their environments they served led to moderately different strategies for balancing responsibilities, challenges, and constraints. This volume accommodates both the papers presented by the participants in the Xth Glion Colloquium in addition to summaries of their discussions. It provides a captivating viewpoint of the strategic planning of leading universities from all over the world.