ERIC Number: ED475541
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
The CEO Contract: A Guide for Presidents and Boards.
Wallin, Desna L.
This book is intended to provide guidance to governing boards and CEOs in the development of successful and effective employment agreements. It is intended to help a community college president and a board of trustees to develop job security and confidence for the president, clear expectations and a meaningful evaluation system, and exit strategies for the benefit of the president, the board, and the institution. The book contains the following eight chapters: (1) "The Presidency," which deals with the nature of the presidency at the beginning of the 21st century; (2) "Contract Basics," which discusses basics, positives, and negatives of employment agreements; (3) "Term of Appointment," which reviews common terms and provisions of appointments; (4) "Expectations, Assessment, and Evaluation," which discusses the ways in which evaluations are linked to the future of the college; (5) "Standard Compensation and Benefits," which offers contract details ranging from base salary to travel compensation; (6) "Enhanced Compensation and Benefits," which expands on Chapter 5 to include provisions such as housing; (7) "The Termination Clause," which discusses different types of termination, as well as issues of notice and compensation; and (8) "A Successful Tenure," which provides conclusions and recommendations. Sample comprehensive, simplified, and amended contracts and survey instrument are appended. (Contains 24 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Governing Councils, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Contracts, Fringe Benefits, Governing Boards, Leadership, Negotiation Agreements, Professional Development, Two Year Colleges
Community College Press, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste. 410, Washington, DC 20036 (Order no. 1475: $38 nonmembers; $30 members). Tel: 800-250-6557 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.