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ERIC Number: ED499832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 131
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 40
ISBN: 978-0-8711-7382-9
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.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.