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Economie et Finances Publiques

In Books, Public Finance by Weber

Avec sa quote-part au produit intérieur brut (PIB) qui a quadruplé en un siècle, l’état joue désormais un rôle économique considérable. L’omniprésence actuelle de l’état suscite depuis très longtemps la curiosité des chercheurs en sciences de la société et en droit. La gestion de l’État, souvent dominée par les rapports de force politiques et les intérêts des groupes de pression, devrait reposer sur un examen rigoureux, sans à priori idéologique.

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The University in the 21st Century: Innovative, international, pro-active

In Books, Glion, L'Université au XXIe siècle/The University in the 21st Century by Luc Weber

Universities are caught in a pincer movement brought about by a dual challenge. On the one hand, they must greatly innovate to remain at the forefront in the courses they provide, the research they undertake and the services they render. In addition, they must become more international, work with the best staff and students to improve continuously, and develop a top-level academic culture.

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University Priorities and Constraints (2016)

In Books, Glion by Weber

wo dozen leaders of the world’s most distinguished universities gathered in Glion-above-Montreux, Switzerland, to compare how their institutions best determined their priorities and plans in the face of the many challenges and constraints they face. The increasing globalization of higher education was apparent in many common issues such as financial …

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Preparing Universities for an Era of Change (2014)

In Books, Glion by Weber

The Glion Colloquium has established itself as an influential resource in addressing the challenges, roles and responsibilities of the world’s research universities. This book presents the papers from the IXth Glion Colloquium held in June 2013 in Glion-above-Montreux, Switzerland, where university leaders from around the world gathered to consider the …

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Global sustainability and the Responsibilities of Universities (2012)

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The VIII Glion Colloquium was held in June 2011 to consider the roles that could be played by the world’s research universities in addressing the various challenges of global sustainability in the broadest sense, e.g., climate, environmental, economic, health, poverty and geopolitical. Of particular interest was the degree to which …

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University Research for Innovation (2010)

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In June 2009, university and industry leaders from around the world gathered in Glion-above-Montreux, Switzerland, for the VII Glion Colloquium to consider the role of research universities in an innovation-driven global society. Whether in the old world of Europe and North America or in rapidly developing nations, the message is …

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The Globalization of Higher Education (2008)

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The Sixth Glion Colloquium brought together university leaders from around the world in Glion above Montreux, Switzerland, to consider the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities presented to higher education by the emerging global, knowledge-driven economy.

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The legitimacy of quality assurance in higher education (2007)

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Co-edited with Katia Dolgova-Dreyer Council of Europe higher education series No.9, Strasbourg, ISBN 978-92-871-6237-3 Quality assurance is one of the key topics in the current higher education debate in Europe. In 2005, the ministers involved in the Bologna Process adopted a set of European guidelines for quality assurance. The matter …

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University and Business: Partnering for the Knowledge Society (2006)

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The Glion Colloquia were begun in 1998 to bring together university leaders from Europe and North America to compare perspectives concerning the challenges and opportunities facing higher education. These meetings have usually been held in Glion, near Montreux, Switzerland, although the second meeting in 2000 was held in La Jolla, …

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Reinventing the Research University (2004)

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PART I: SETTING THE SCENE Chapter 1. Reinventing the University Frank RHODES Chapter 2. Why do we need to reinvent the Research intensive University? An American perspective Bob ZEMSKY and Jim DUDERSTADT Chapter 3. Why do we need to reinvent the Research intensive University? A European perspective Luc WEBER Chapter …

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AS THE WALLS OF ACADEMIA ARE TUMBLING DOWN (2002)

In Books by Luc Weber

At its first meeting in 1998, members of the Glion Colloquium identified some major challenges facing universities in the age of the informatlon technology and communication revolution. One of these challenges is to set up new intc-llectual alliances within the university and new partnerships outside it. The ithird Colloquium, wh~chto …

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GOVERNANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: THE UNIVERSITY IN A STATE OF FLUX (2001)

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The structures, missions and challenges of Western European and American universities have much in common. But there also exist significant differences, particularly in the way that these institutions are governed. The 2000 Glion Colloquium addressed the defining issues of governance in research universities. Participants examined governance in a university as …

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CHALLENGES FACING HIGHER EDUCATION AT THE MILLENNIUM (1999)

In Books, Glion by Luc Weber

In Western Europe and North America, higher education, while highly valued and acclaimed by all, faces great challenges at the millennium. Therefore, the academic community and its leaders must take stock of its present status, explore the challenges of the future, and evaluate promising initiatives to meet these challenges. Recognition …