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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 40.99
This book sheds light on how presidents conduct the influence and power of their office, especially in the use of their pulpits, how they navigate issues of political correctness, and how they hold the center of the university together, in contentious times and against competing ideological forces. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95
The Higher Education Manager?s Handbook has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. In this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to draw on a wealth of US and UK case studies based in innovative practice. The book offers counsel and guidance on all aspects of the manager?s... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 32.99
This book analyzes the behavior of chairs and deans through the political, structural, human resources, and symbolic frames. Lessons learned from the negative as well as the positive scenarios are highlighted, enabling deans and chairs to easily adapt them to their own situations. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
As the US economy emerges from the severest recession in a generation, large questions regarding its long-term ramifications for higher education remain unanswered. In fact, the harshest effects of the economic downturn are likely ahead as campus leadership focuses on enrollment, affordability and fundraising. This volume of essays examines the challenges... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 52.99
This book examines the often overlooked and always challenging position of associate/assistant dean. While readers may find themselves saying, 'I wish someone had told me that!' Stone and Coussons-Read infuse optimism and enthusiasm into their discussions of the good, the bad, and the ugly inherent in the role of associate/assistant dean. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60
Praise for On Being Presidential "This is the best book I've ever read on being a college president."—Arthur Levine, president, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and president emeritus, Teachers College, Columbia University "A must-read for anyone involved in higher education. Susan Resneck Pierce's cautionary tales and commonsense... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 15.99
Until very recently, American universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectual production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin Ginsberg warns in this eye-opening, controversial book, "deanlets"--administrators and staffers often without serious academic backgrounds or experience--are setting... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 172.27
Drawing on the findings of a survey of academics in eighteen countries across five continents, this book analyzes recent changes in institutional governance and management in higher education and their impact on the academy and academic work. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60
This second edition of the informative and influential The Essential Department Chair offers academic chairs and department heads the information they need to excel in their roles. This book is about the "how" of academic administration: for instance, how do you cultivate a potential donor for much-needed departmental resources? How do you persuade... more...