ERIC Number: EJ930709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
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Looking for the Teacher-Scholar: Mission-Based Hiring in a Regional Comprehensive
Say, Elizabeth A.; Theodoulou, Stella Z.
Metropolitan Universities, v21 n2 p8-15 Dec 2010
The search for and retention of good faculty is one of the most important tasks undertaken by a university; nothing is more discouraging than when a new faculty member leaves after only a few years. In today's climate of decreasing resources, a college or university must be clear and intentional about its search processes. This essay discusses strategies for successful faculty searches, emphasizing the importance of mission-based hiring.
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role, Scholarship, College Faculty, Faculty Recruitment, Personnel Policy, Faculty Promotion, Faculty Workload, Program Descriptions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: California