ERIC Number: ED363201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Cracking the Wall: Women in Higher Education Administration.
Mitchell, Patricia Turner, Ed.
This volume contains 13 papers and an introduction on women in higher education administration. The papers include an introduction by editor Patricia T. Mitchell and chapters as follows: (1) "Career Paths of Women in Higher Education Administration" (Rebecca Warner and Lois B. DeFleur); (2) "Women, Leadership, and the Academy: Anecdotes and Observations" (Carol C. Harter); (3) "Non-traditional Paths to Advancement: The California Community College Experience" (Del Anderson); (4) "Barriers to Women's Advancement into Higher Education Administration" (Deborah Sims LeBlanc); (5) "Redesigning the Ivory Tower: Opening the Drawbridge to Women with Multiple Roles" (Bonnie Jones); (6) "Women Administrators' Emerging Personal and Professional Concerns" (Lindalee Ausejo); (7) "Women and Mentoring in Higher Education Administration" (Fay L. Bower); (8) "Environmental and Social Factors in the Respective Backgrounds of Black Women and White Women of Achievement" (Joyce Owens); (9) "Questioning the System: The Feminist Perspective" (Mary T. Flynn); (10) "Communication Strategies for Women in Higher Education Administration" (Karen A. Johnson); (11) "Power and Politics: The Leadership Challenge" (Anita J. Harrow); and (12) "Empowerment: The Politics of Change" (Jean Treiman). A postscript by John P. Schlegel is also included. Extensive references for each chapter are appended. (JB)
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications, Administrators, Blacks, Career Ladders, Career Planning, College Administration, Communication Skills, Feminism, Higher Education, Leadership, Politics of Education, Sex Bias, Whites, Women Administrators
College and University Personnel Association, 1233 20th Street, N.W., Suite 301, Washington, DC 20036-1250 ($25 members, $30 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College and Univ. Personnel Association, Washington, DC.