ERIC Number: ED217780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Expanding Faculty Options: Career Development Projects at Colleges and Universities.
Baldwin, Roger; And Others
Based on a survey of colleges and universities, information is presented on faculty career development efforts. In addition, the following articles are presented: "Reexamining Academic Careers as a Legitimate Process," (Janet Hagberg); "Designing New Roles within Academe," (Thomas Maher); "Designing New Roles in Off-Campus Settings," (Louis Brakeman); "The Need to Rethink Faculty Careers," (Russell Edgerton); and "Planning and Action on Campus: A Note on the Study," (Roger Baldwin). For each of the projects information is presented on the need for the project and its main elements, program outcomes, costs and funding sources, and available materials. The following career planning projects are described: Council for the Advancement of Small Colleges and Associated Schools of the Pacific Northwest; Gordon College, Massachusetts; and Pennsylvania State Colleges Educational Trust Fund. The following respecialization and retraining projects are described: California State University, Long Beach; College of Saint Scholastica, Minnesota; Mary College, North Dakota; and the University of Wisconsin System. The following experiential projects (internships and exchanges are described: Birmingham-Southern College, Alabama; Educational Ventures Inc.--Cedar Crest and Muhlenberg Colleges, Pennsylvania; Furman University, South Carolina; and University of Kansas. The following multidimensional and comprehensive career services projects are described: Concordia College, Minnesota; Illinois State University; Linfield College, Oregon; Loyola University, Illinois; Rochester Area Colleges, Inc., New York; and Western Michigan University. Two academic career transition projects, six community college projects, and information on a planning project are also included. (SW)
Descriptors: Career Change, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Consortia, Educational Demand, Enrollment Trends, Faculty Development, Financial Support, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Private Colleges, Professional Development, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Scholarship, State Colleges, Teacher Morale, Teacher Role, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teaching (Occupation)
American Association for Higher Education, One Dupont Circle, Suite 780, Washington, DC 20036 (Members, $4.00; Nonmembers, $5.50).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Lilly Endowment, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.