George Keller (academic)

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George Keller (1928–2007) was an American scholar of higher education, Professor of Higher-Education Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, from which he retired in 1994.[1]

He is best known for his book Academic strategy : the management revolution in American higher education, held in over 1195 libraries,[2] and which has been cited over 200 times since its publication in 1983.[3] At the time of his death he has completed a book Higher Education and the New Society, to be published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2008. He was also the editor of Planning for Higher Education, the journal of the Society for College and University Planning.


  • Keller, George, ed. The Best of "Planning for higher education." Ann Arbor, MI : Society for College and University Planning, c1997.ISBN 0960160868
  • Keller, George, Academic strategy : the management revolution in American higher education : Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983. ISBN 0-8018-3029-X
    • Review, Higher Education Volume 13, Number 2 / April, 1984
  • Keller, George, O'Brien, Dennis, and Rudolph,Susanne Hoeber . Changes in the context for creating knowledge New York, N.Y. : American Council of Learned Societies, 1994. OCoLC 31593898
  • Keller, George, Prologue to prominence : a half century at Roanoke College, 1951-2003 Minneapolis, MN : Lutheran University Press, c2005. ISBN 1-932688-12-9
  • Keller, George. Transforming a college : the story of a little-known college's strategic climb to national distinction Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-8018-7989-2 (about Elon University)


  1. ^ "George Keller: Intellectual Whirlwind" by Wilfred M. McKay, Chronicle of Higher Education, November 23, 2007 p. B12-B13.
  2. ^ WorldCat
  3. ^ Google Scholar

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