ERIC Number: EJ892759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Nontenured Assistant Professors as American Counseling Association Division Presidents: The New Look of Leadership in Counseling
Gibson, Donna M.; Dollarhide, Colette T.; McCallum, Leah J.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v88 n3 p285-292 Sum 2010
This study explored the lived experiences of 6 nontenured assistant professors who were serving or had recently served as presidents-elect or presidents of American Counseling Association divisions. The participants described their motivation for serving in these capacities and shared the experiences of serving while faced with the traditional expectations of scholarship at their universities. Implications are provided for future research and training specific to leadership and professionalization in the counseling profession.
Descriptors: Leadership, Presidents, Nontenured Faculty, College Faculty, Counselor Educators, Motivation, Experience, Professional Associations, Counseling
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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