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Academic leadership : a practical guide to chairing the department / Deryl R. Leaming.

By: Leaming, Deryl R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bolton, Mass. : Anker Pub. Co., c2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xviii, 491 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781933371177; 193337117X.Subject(s): College department heads -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Universities and colleges -- United States -- Departments -- Administration | Educational leadership -- United StatesDDC classification: 378.111 LEA Online resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Leadership -- Advice for new chairpersons -- Seven habits of successful chairpersons -- Providing leadership -- Duties and responsibilities of chairpersons -- Timesaving tips for effective chairpersons -- Communicating -- Department -- Developing a departmental vision -- Improving your department -- Developing outcome assessment programs -- Managing change -- Building and maintaining morale -- Managing conflict -- Working with constituents -- Working with your dean -- Dealing with curriculum matters -- Conducting effective meetings -- Budget and financial management -- Legal issues -- Avoiding legal problems -- Understanding sexual harassment and the Americans with Disabilities Act -- Faculty -- Recruiting and hiring faculty -- Retaining, mentoring, and terminating faculty -- Strategies for faculty development -- Evaluating faculty performance -- Handling promotion and tenure issues -- Dealing with chronic low achievers -- Dealing with difficult faculty -- Students -- Recruiting and retaining students -- Dealing with emotional and disrespectful student behavior -- Looking ahead -- Moving up the administrative ladder -- Where do you go from here? -- Appendixes.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Leadership -- Advice for new chairpersons -- Seven habits of successful chairpersons -- Providing leadership -- Duties and responsibilities of chairpersons -- Timesaving tips for effective chairpersons -- Communicating -- Department -- Developing a departmental vision -- Improving your department -- Developing outcome assessment programs -- Managing change -- Building and maintaining morale -- Managing conflict -- Working with constituents -- Working with your dean -- Dealing with curriculum matters -- Conducting effective meetings -- Budget and financial management -- Legal issues -- Avoiding legal problems -- Understanding sexual harassment and the Americans with Disabilities Act -- Faculty -- Recruiting and hiring faculty -- Retaining, mentoring, and terminating faculty -- Strategies for faculty development -- Evaluating faculty performance -- Handling promotion and tenure issues -- Dealing with chronic low achievers -- Dealing with difficult faculty -- Students -- Recruiting and retaining students -- Dealing with emotional and disrespectful student behavior -- Looking ahead -- Moving up the administrative ladder -- Where do you go from here? -- Appendixes.

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