The Department Chair as Academic Leader
Irene W.D. Hecht, Mary Lou Higgerson, Walter H. Gmelch and Allan Tucker. Westport, CT: American Council on Education/Oryx Press, 1998. This important new work will help department chairs, faculty, and administrators understand and address the increasing complexity of relationships within higher education, as well as the growing influence of external factors. . . . This work reflects the approach used in the ACE Workshops for Division and Department Chairs and Deans. (Catalog) "Each of its 14 characters is well-referenced, and in most cases, references are critically annotated to guide the reader toward a deeper understanding of such topics as faculty cultures and values, minorities on campus, communication skills, faculty and staff evaluation, team building, budgeting, legal issues, and fundraising....Practical, yet seeking to hold academics and administrators to higher standards, The Department Chair as Academic Leader should accompany the appointment letter of every new depa
Keywords: evaluation of staff,evaluation of faculty,team building,budgets and budgeting,legal issues,fundraising,communication skills
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 30, 2002