It's Time to Improve Academic, Not Just Administrative, Productivity

Events since September leave no doubt that the American economy is in the midst of a major restructuring. While the consequences are not yet fully apparent, two powerful implications for higher education have become clear.

First, because solutions to the nation's problems will require a highly educated work force, the demands on colleges can only increase. Second, because of the financial meltdown, colleges will have to meet those demands in an environment characterized by constrained