ERIC Number: ED499832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 40
The CEO Contract: A Guide for Presidents and Boards. 2nd Edition
Wallin, Desna L.
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3)
This publication represents a complete guide to crafting well-written, comprehensive contracts for hiring and retaining successful presidents. The author's timely and practical book covers what it is like to be a college president today; the basics of a good contract; terms of appointment; expectations, assessment, and evaluation; compensation and benefits (standard and enhanced); termination clauses; and the characteristics of a successful tenure. Survey results from 477 community college presidents, survey instrument, and index are included. Following a foreword (George Boggs and Noah Brown), preface (Narcisa A. Polonio and Lynda Stanley), and introduction, the book contains 11 chapters: (1) The Presidency; (2) Contract Basics; (3) Term of Appointment; (4) Expectations and Evaluation; (5) Compensation; (6) Standard Benefits; (7) Enhanced Benefits; (8) The Termination Clause; (9) Mediation and Arbitration; (10) Ethics and Leadership; and (11) A Successful Tenure. (Contains 5 tables.) [For the first edition of this book (2003), see ED475541.]
Descriptors: Tenure, Ethics, College Presidents, College Administration, College Governing Councils, Two Year Colleges, Community Colleges, Contracts, Fringe Benefits, Governing Boards, Negotiation Agreements, Professional Development, Leadership
American Association of Community Colleges. One Dupont Circle NW Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-728-0200; Fax: 202-833-2467; Web site: http://www.aacc.nche.edu
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.