Benjamin Ginsberg's book, The Fall of the Faculty and the Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters, suggests that the downfall of universities lies in expansion of administrators who do not have an academic or client orientation, but rather a managerial orientation. Dr. Ginsberg, David Bernstein Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University, chronicles the disproportionate rise in the number of administrators and other professional staff at the expense of faculty and students. Few solutions are presented, but the problem is well chronicled.
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Johnson, S. B. (2012). The Fall of the Faculty and the Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters: A Book Review. The Journal of Extension, 50(5), Article 35. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol50/iss5/35