A medium sized private University. It Is one of the better private universities in the City and primarily known for Its engineering and science degree courses. The College of Commerce Department – a major unit of the university but was a far second In enrolment with 3,000 students. Distributed among four major fields: Banking and Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Business Management. – had 55 full time faculty and over 100 lecturers. The full time faculty members taught as many as 5 courses per semester while the lecturers taught from one to three courses. – The department heads were usually senior faculty members who were considered academically/professionally the well-prepared In the department. – Headed by Dean and Vice Dean. The Vibe Dean is in charge for the administrative spaces.
The six department heads directly reporting to the Dean. Proposed Departmental Reorganization- Dean Santos proposed to the Rector a reorganization of College which would reduce the existing number of departments from 6 to 3. – Santos considered the cost increase in running the college and difficulty in raising the tuition fee. -The financial benefits would be the basis of the savings of the stated cost Pros and Cons- The department heads are against proposal.
The department heads believe that the merging would create a loss of academic identity in the departments. They want an homogeneous department. – Dean arguments that many department heads are Just trying to protect their positions and privileges. -According to Santos one of the advantage of the proposal they can fertilize to each other. Hence, the three departments are compromised.