Governing Urban Institutions in a Time of Change

  • William G. Tierney University of Southern California
Keywords: Metropolitan Universities, Governance


This article provides an overview to how to think about governance in the 21st century. The author points out the real world dilemmas that confront postsecondary institutions and considers the role governance plays in resolving them. He introduces the subsequent articles and delineates some of the most pressing problems for governance within urban institutions.