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Tierney WG. Competing conceptions of academic governance : negotiating the perfect storm. Vol Johns Hopkins pbk. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2009. Abstract

"In Competing Conceptions of Academic Governance, William G. Tierney brings together faculty members, administrators, and policy experts to discuss multiple perspectives on academic governance at institutional, national, and international levels. the authors address the effects of globalization and the prospect of international accreditation; balancing the entrepreneurial and philosophical goals of higher education; the interaction between state governments and public universities; and the conflicting interests and roles of boards of trustees, administrators, and faculty."