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La Trobe and Lincoln Merger: The Process and Outcome

Journal of Educational Administration

ISSN: 0957-8234

Publication date: 1 April 1992

Abstract

The recent Australian reforms in higher education envisaged the creation of a unified national system at the expense of the binary system with a smaller number of larger institutions through institutional mergers. The Green Paper quoted the La Trobe‐Lincoln merger as an example. Based on an evaluation of relevant archival material and interviews with most of the key personnel of both institutions and the merged university, examines the key issues which delayed the merger for seven years, the goals and the academic rationale set with outcomes of this process within the first two years after the formal merger along with future trends.

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Gamage, D.T. (1992), "La Trobe and Lincoln Merger: The Process and Outcome", Journal of Educational Administration, Vol. 30 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/09578239210020525

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MCB UP Ltd

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