ERIC Number: EJ549294
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
What Does a Dean Do?
Newsome, Clarence G.
New Directions for Higher Education, n98 p101-107 Sum 1997
The dean of a divinity school reflects that the dean's role is to move the center of a school to its heart, safeguarding, promoting, and capitalizing on the school's collective intellectual intelligence and reconciling it with the school's collective emotional intelligence. Creating a climate for growth in the current environment of contraction is a significant challenge. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Change Agents, Deans, Emotional Intelligence, Higher Education, Job Analysis, Moral Values, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Personal Narratives, Professional Education, Retrenchment, Role Perception, Social Values, Theological Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The Professional School Dean: Meeting the Leadership Challenges" Number 98.