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ERIC Number: ED440697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Dimensions of Managing Academic Affairs in the Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 109. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Robillard, Douglas, Jr., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n109 Spr 2000
This volume of New Directions for Community Colleges contains the following articles: (1) "Toward a Definition of Deaning," by Douglas Robillard, Jr.; (2) "The Dean as Chief Academic Officer," by John Stuart Erwin; (3) "The Dean and the Faculty," by Hans A. Andrews; (4) "The Dean and the President," by Hans J. Kuss; (5) "Aspects of Difficult Decisions," by George L. Findlen; (6) "Conflict: The Skeleton in Academe's Closet," by Rose Ann Findlen; (7) "Academic Economics: The Academic Dean and Financial Management," by Susan A. McBride; (8) "Community College Alchemists: Turning Data into Information," by George H. Johnston and Sharon A. R. Kristovich; (9) "Preparing Community College Deans To Lead Change," by Debra D. Bragg; and (10) "A Dean's Survival Tool Kit," by George L. Findlen. This issue presents a variety of perspectives on how the chief academic officer (CAO) can not only survive but excel under the crushing number of tasks they need to perform. The journal is divided into several distinct units: establishing the CAO or dean's role in the community college context, examining the day-to-day issues that arise in the management of academic affairs, discussing aspects of budgetary and data management, and looking at issues of professional development for deans. (VWC)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Administration, Community Colleges, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Training, Management Development, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: Published quarterly.