ERIC Number: ED467326
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
College Deans: Leading from within. American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education.
Wolverton, Mimi; Gmelch, Walter H.
This book, based on the National Deans Survey, which was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Academic Leadership and to which 800 deans from all U.S. four-year academic institutions responded, clarifies the nature of the job and its responsibilities. Part 1, Deans--Their Campuses and Colleges, contains two chapters: (1) The Deanship; and (2) Transition to the Deanship. Part 2, Dimensions--Duties and Challenges, contains: (3) Dean Leadership; (4) What Deans Do; (5) Work-Related Stress in Deans"; (6) Organizational Commitment and Intention To Leave: Why Deans Stay; (7) Female and Minority Deans and the Keys to Success; (8) Balance, Trade-Offs, and Life after the Deanship; and (9) Leadership Development: Answering the Call to Leadership. An index is also included. (Contains 58 tables, 5 figures, and 357 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Role, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Minority Groups, Sex Differences
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.