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Beer, Laura E. – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
A contemplative approach to higher education is receiving increased attention and application in the classroom. Applying contemplative practices to administration, however, has received little attention in the literature. This case study offers a unique look at Naropa University and its implementation of contemplative administration. Findings…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Mission, College Administration, Metacognition
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Stone, Tammy; Bollard, Kathleen; Harbor, Jonathan M. – Innovative Higher Education, 2009
Increasingly administrators are concerned with inspiring and supporting faculty members in the creation of interdisciplinary programs in response to research and funding shifts and public need. This article presents an initiative undertaken at the University of Colorado Denver, demonstrating a method for identifying and launching a set of…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, College Environment, College Faculty, Program Descriptions
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Jackson, Jerlando F. L.; Kile, Kimberly S. – Innovative Higher Education, 2004
Journal articles within the field of higher education that focus on college and university administrators, have for the most part, examined topics such as leadership, governance, and institutional effectiveness. Recently, internal and external critics have questioned the ability of college and universities to impact educational outcomes, more…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Journal Articles, Higher Education, Literature Reviews
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Jackson, William K. – Innovative Higher Education, 1991
A series of national conferences focusing on college faculty renewal is described. The meetings have been attended by over 450 faculty, faculty development professionals, and academic administrators representing 188 institutions. The programs demonstrate that a wide range of activities promoting faculty renewal are occurring in a variety of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Conferences, Faculty Development, Higher Education
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Gmelch, Walter H.; Carroll, James B. – Innovative Higher Education, 1991
A discussion of conflict in academic departments describes current philosophies in conflict resolution, including a principled approach emphasizing positive benefits. Structures within organizations that inherently create conflict are identified, and various strategies for dealing with conflict are outlined based on one theory of response modes.…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Faculty, Conflict Resolution, Department Heads
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Balbert, Peter – Innovative Higher Education, 1991
A discussion of college faculty renewal looks at the word's etymology and at concrete ways for departments and their administrators to promote quality faculty research. It also describes four archetypal examples of faculty in need of research renewal, each related to literary history and the workings of a research committee. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Department Heads, Departments, Faculty Development
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Baker, Merl – Innovative Higher Education, 1991
A major barrier to the exploitation of college faculty renewal programs has been a lack of tangible measurements of achievement in academic functions. Functional productivity indices can be used as tools to motivate both individuals and institutions to take advantage of renewal opportunities and assess their renewal experiences. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Role, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction
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Machell, David F. – Innovative Higher Education, 1991
A form of melancholia characterized by the negating of a college faculty member's professional motivation, positive attitudinal focus, and personal self-esteem is described. This "professorial melancholia" has three stages: (1) causal factors are beginning to have an effect; (2) progressive influence and noticeable impact; and (3) serious impact…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Emotional Problems, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction
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Harrington, Mary Kathryn – Innovative Higher Education, 1991
As college faculty's professional interests narrow over time and pressure to publish increases, writing burnout may occur. Senior faculty should be encouraged to give their informed perspective on current cultural, political, and scientific dilemmas through the popular media. Strategies for such regeneration are easily incorporated into faculty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Scholarly Journals
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Gmelch, Walter H.; Burns, John S. – Innovative Higher Education, 1993
A study of 564 college and university department heads investigated the most stressful situations, emergent themes, and differences between department chair and faculty stressors. Most stress came from heavy workload, time pressures, confrontations with colleagues, organizational constraints, and faculty duties. Faculty and administrative…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, College Faculty, Department Heads
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Frost, Susan H. – Innovative Higher Education, 1993
A new model for administration of institutional research in small colleges is proposed as an alternative to the traditional centralized program model. Application of the model for two years suggests that its decentralized but integrated approach responds well to the institution's internal and external research needs. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Research
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Smith, Kathleen S. – Innovative Higher Education, 1993
This case study of an international teaching assistant's experience with college teaching focuses on the process of becoming an effective instructor in the undergraduate classroom. A developmental model that emphasizes clarifying the student's individual linguistic, cultural, social, and professional goals is suggested, and implications for…
Descriptors: Acculturation, College Instruction, Foreign Students, Goal Orientation
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Thomas, Clayton F.; Monoson, Patricia K. – Innovative Higher Education, 1993
A survey indicates that student complaints led legislators in 20 states to mandate that higher education institutions develop policies on oral English proficiency of instructors, including language certification for international teaching assistants. Many institutions responded with policies requiring formal language testing and remedial…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, English (Second Language), Foreign Students, Higher Education
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Gunn, Bruce – Innovative Higher Education, 1990
The emergence of the information age is necessitating the idea that political systems, which govern collegiate organizations with bureaucracy, be replaced with management systems that employ "third wave" principles to produce a zenith of pedagogical productivity. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Technology
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Lunde, Joyce Povlacs; And Others – Innovative Higher Education, 1991
Evidence that a structured faculty development program deliberately seeking to create change can yield lasting benefits is found in the experiences of 10 University of Nebraska faculty members, who reported both internal and external changes resulting from the program. A basic model for bringing about lasting change includes four elements: power,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Higher Education
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