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ERIC Number: ED455746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 299
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-5350-4
The Academic Deanship: Individual Careers and Institutional Roles. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Bright, David F.; Richards, Mary P.
This book provides new and aspiring academic deans with a guide to the complex tasks of assuming and managing the role of dean. The guide contains information on approaching the new job and outlines the skills and duties required of a dean. The chapters are: (1) "The Map and the Crossword: Ways To Think about Being a Dean"; (2) "What IT Takes To Be a Dean"; (3) "Finding the Right Position"; (4) "The Shift to the Dean's Office"; (5) "Balances of Power"; (6) "Departments, Programs, and Their Leaders"; (7) "Planning"; (8) "Budgets and Resources"; (9) "Faculty Development"; (10) "The Dean's Role in Academic Programs"; (11) "Working with Students"; (12) "Legal Issues and Other Special Challenges"; (13) "The Provost"; (14) "Other Deans and Directors"; (15) "External Relations"; and (16) "Beyond Deaning: Building a Balanced Career." (Contains 90 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A