ERIC Number: ED299869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Courage in Mission: Presidential Leadership in the Church-Related College.
Dagley, Duane H., Ed.
The following essays on presidential leadership by 12 presidents and former presidents of church-related colleges are presented in five sections: Section 1, The President and Institutional Challenge, contains "A Call for the President as Spiritual Director" (Duane H. Bagley); Section 2, Articulating the Mission, contains "The President and the Role and Mission of the College" (John D. Moseley); and Section 3, Mission and Institutional Achievement: Two Case Studies, contains "The Triumph of the Liberal Arts in a Changing Environment: The Birmingham-Southern Experience" (Neal R. Berte) and "The President and Institutional Advancement: The Story of St. Michael's College" (Edward L. Henry). Section 4, Carrying Out the Vision is the book's longest section and contains seven essays:"The Independent College and University President as Educational Leader" (Jerald C. Walker); "The President and Planning: Management and Vision" (Louis C. Vaccaro); "Building an Effective Board of Trustees" (Catherine Dunn); "The President and the College Community: Student Services--The Second Curriculum" (Keith G. Briscoe); "Building a Team in a Christian College" (David C. Le Shana); "Laws, Lawyers, and Legislation: Triple Threats to Visionary Presidential Leadership" (Eugene B. Habecker); and "The Presidential Role in Financial Development" Robert W. Brown). Section 5, Growing in the Presidency, contains the book's concluding article, "Professional Renewal for the College President" (Dan C. West). (KM)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Church Related Colleges, College Administration, College Planning, College Presidents, College Role, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Leadership Styles, Private Colleges, Trustees
Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Suite 400, 11 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($21.50).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, DC.