Essential Academic Dean A Practical Guide to College Leadership

ISBN-10: 0470180862

ISBN-13: 9780470180860

Edition: 2007

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Description: This book is about the "how" of academic leadership. Based on a series of workshops given by the author on college administration and management, each topic deals concisely with the most important information deans need at their fingertips when faced with a particular challenge or opportunity. It is written both as a comprehensive guide to the academic deanship and as a ready reference to be consulted when needed. TABLE OF CONTENTS Part I - The Dean's Role Part II - The Dean's Constituents Part III - The Dean's Staff Part IV - The Dean's Budget Part V - The Dean's Documents Part VI - The Dean's Leadership Part VII - The Dean's Challenges Part VIII - The Dean's Unique Opportunities Part IX - The Dean's Next Step Epilogue: A Checklist for the Essential Academic Dean

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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

About the Author
Introduction
The Dean's Role
The View from the Middle
Preparing for the Dean's Role
What Kind of Dean Are You?
Creating a Vision for the College
Building a Shared Vision for the College
Launching Initiatives
Leading Reform
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Role
The Dean's Constituents
Students
Parents
Faculty
Challenging Employees
Department Chairs
Staff
Other Deans
Upper Administrators
Friends of the College
Donors and Potential Donors
Boards, Trustees, and Legislators
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Constituents
The Dean's Staff
Searching for and Building a Strong Administrative Team
Interviewing a Candidate
Closing the Deal
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Staff
The Dean's Budget
Setting Budgetary Priorities
Supervising a Budget
Implementing Budget Cuts
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Budget
The Dean's Documents
Budget Proposals
Faculty Evaluations
Chair Evaluations
Position Requests and Descriptions
Program Reviews
Policies and Procedures
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Documents
The Dean's Leadership
Leadership When Meeting One on One
Leadership When Chairing Committees
Leadership from the Middle
Leadership in Development and Increasing Revenue
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Leadership
The Dean's Challenges
Terminating a Faculty Member
Replacing a Chair
Responding to Emergencies
Dealing with the Media
Intellectual Property Disputes
Addressing Differences with Other Administrators
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Challenges
The Dean's Unique Opportunities
The Honors College
The Professional School
The Graduate School
Consortia, Centers, and Institutes
The Unionized Environment
Promoting Diversity
The Dean as Chief Academic Officer
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Unique Opportunities
The Dean's Next Step
Knowing When It's Time to Go
Changing Institutions
Returning to the Faculty
Planning for a Higher Administrative Role
A Scenario Analysis on the Dean's Next Step
Epilogue: A Checklist for the Essential Academic Dean
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