ERIC Number: ED318375
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Enhancing Departmental Leadership: The Roles of the Chairperson.
Bennett, John B., Ed.; Figuli, David J., Ed.
A collection of essays is presented, primarily taken from a quarterly newsletter titled "The Department Advisor." The essays include: "A Few Suggestions to New Department Chairs" (Artin Arslanian); "Chairing the Small Department" (Robert Wolverton); "Common and Uncommon Concerns: The Complex Role of the Community College Department Chair" (Myrna Goldenberg); "Communicating Effectively" (Kenneth Eble); "Chairperson and Dean: The Essential Partnership" (Charles Warren); "I Wanted To Be an Administrator; Now How Do I Cope with the Stress" (Jerry May and Robert McBeath); "Successful Proactive Recruiting Strategies" (William Hynes); "Women in Academic Departments: Uneasy Roles, Complex Relationships" (Lois Vander Waerdt); "Faculty Evaluation: The Roles of the Department Chair" (John Bennett); "Managing Part-Time Faculty" (George Biles and Howard Tuckman); "The Department Chair's Leadership Role in Supervising Nonfaculty Personnel" (Donald DeRosa and Quelda Wilson); "Chairpersons and Faculty Development" (Eble); "Tactics and Strategies for Faculty Development" (Wilbert McKeachie); "Teaching the Nontraditional Student" (Eileen Rice); "Chairs as Facilitators of Scholarly Writing" (Robert Boice); "Coping with Difficult Colleagues" (Boice); "Legal Liability: Reducing the Risk" (David Figuli); "Sex in the Department" (Mark Hurtubise); "Dealing with the Chemically Dependent Employee" (Figuli); "The Department Chair's Dilemma: Bad Apples in the Department" (Waerdt); "The Department Chair's Transforming Role in 'Strategic' Academic Planning: How To Work in concert with the Faculty" (Robert Cope); "Five Indices of Program Vitality" (Thomas Emmet and John Bennett); "Positioning the Department for Survival and Growth: An Exercise" (John Minter); "Clarifying Priorities through Paired Choices" (Elwood Ehrle); "The Department Chair and Enrollment Management: Some Strategies" (Antoinette Iadarola); and "Developing Community-Based Programs: A Perspective for Success" (P. Anthony Zeiss). (JDD)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Role, College Administration, College Planning, Department Heads, Enrollment, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Recruitment, Females, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Interpersonal Communication, Legal Responsibility, Part Time Faculty, Program Development, Stress Management, Supervision
Macmillan Publishing Co., 866 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022 ($27.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.