From Ivory Tower to Lighthouse. Expansion and Transformation of Higher Education Institutions’ Mission
From Ivory Tower to Lighthouse
Expansion and Transformation of Higher Education Institutions’ mission
Editor: Ildikó Hrubos
The authors of the studies: Katalin Bander, József Berács, Ákos Horváth, Ildikó Hrubos, Gergely Kováts, Gábor Nagy, Zsuzsanna Veroszta
In the period between 2010 and 2012, the research study entitled “The role of Higher Education in the development of a knowledge based society and a knowledge based economy” was conducted with the support of the BCE TÁMOP 4.2.1 project. The volume summarizes the research results of two themes (The main types of higher education institutions according to their undertaken missions and their actual activities. International market orientation, modern institutional management.) In the background is the fundamental challenge that in developed countries higher education must reformulate its social role, in order to make itself accepted in the rather critical environment, and in the midst of rather unfavourable economic conditions since the breakout of the 2008 crises. As a consequence of differentiation processes, the intensification of competition, the expansion of missions, and a more considerable responsibility falls on the institutional level, on individual institutions than previously.
Part I.: Institutional diversity in higher education
Higher education – an increasingly complex system
Attempt for the identification of the main types of higher education institution types in Hungary
Missions undertaken by institutional websites
Part II.: The regional commitment
The role of regionalism – the example of the Central Hungarian Region
Part III.: Internationalization, international market orientation
Internationalization trends and institutional compliance
Export market-orientation of higher education institutions: theoretical modeling and hypotheses
Export market orientation and executive opinions
Part IV.: Institutional Governance
Institutional Governance – the chances of a strategic approaach
The book can be viewed (in Hungarian) here.
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