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ERIC Number: ED311838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 55
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Chairperson's Handbook.
Herr, Kay U., Comp.
A handbook for department chairpersons Colorado State University (CSU) is designed to help the administrator save time, avoid frustration, have fewer crises, and increase job satisfaction. Information is presented as follows: a calendar to outline the sorts of things expected at various times of year; reference manuals; 10 university goals representing a continuous planning process (e.g., improve graduate and undergraduate education, disseminate knowledge beyond the campus, and improve the physical facilities and infrastructure); a chairperson's roles and duties (e.g., departmental governance, instruction, faculty and student affairs, and external communication); 5-year review process (self evaluation); accountability and outcomes assessment; diversity and retention; mentoring (with an example of a successful system to promote effective mentoring of new faculty colleagues); encouraging faculty members' research; encouraging teaching effectiveness; sexual harassment; personal professional development; personal relationship with the dean; legal questions; space questions; time management; acronyms and phrases; tips (submitted by chairpersons or gathered from workshops and presentations); important things to remember and know (e.g., 7,000-tape video library, and CSU's dedicated television channel); and a copy of a questionnaire asking for the reader's opinion of the manual. (SM)
Colorado State University, Office of Instructional Services, Ft. Collins, CO 80523 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins. Office of Instructional Services.