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Some Challenges of Creating an Entirely New Academic Institution

Richard K. Miller

in Organizational Learning Contracts

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199738656
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199895069 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738656.003.0007
Some Challenges of Creating an Entirely New Academic Institution

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This chapter and the following one (Chapter 8) provide two different cases of new college start-ups. They are told through the perspective of the person leading this change. They both examine what happened, the challenges and lessons learned. This chapter follows the start up, the Organizational Learning Contract, and the consequences for Olin College.

Keywords: new institution; strategic location; campus design; learning model; curriculum; recruiting

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Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour

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