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  • The Essential Academic Dean or Provostby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00

    The go-to reference for academic leaders seeking practical answers to everyday challenges The Essential Academic Dean or Provost explains the "how" of academic leadership, providing a practical, comprehensive, reality-based reference for almost any problem, challenge, or opportunity. This updated second edition includes new chapters on the difference... more...

  • Leading for Changeby Jonathan Jansen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book offers new theoretical ground for thinking about, and transforming, leadership and higher education worldwide. Through an examination of the construct of intimacy and ?nearness?, including emotional, spiritual, psychic, intellectual, and physical closeness, Jonathan Jansen demonstrates its power to influence positive leadership in young... more...

  • Developing Tomorrow's Leadersby Pamela L. Eddy; Debbie L. Sydow; Richard L. Alfred; Regina L. Garza-Mitchell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 25.99

    Developing Tomorrow's Leaders provides a template for leadership development in the community college sector. The theme of the book focuses on the need to move beyond hierarchical leadership to networked leadership that taps talent throughout the institution. more...

  • The Stress of Change: Testing the Resilience of Institutionsby Martin Kramer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00

    Colleges and universities have administrative and governance arrangements that can come to terms with change. These can come into play to interpret and modulate change and to allow necessary adjustments through participatory processes. But the capacity of these mechanisms to preserve and protect the institution is not ordinarily all that visible. Gradual... more...

  • Affirmative Action at a Crossroads: Fisher and Forwardby Edna Chun; Alvin Evans

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00

    The urgency of developing workable race-neutral admissions strategies that maximize the benefits of student diversity has increased. This practical guide offers: • concrete recommendations and strategies for the creation of a campus ecosystem that maximizes the structural, curricular, and interactional benefits of diversity, • extensive empirical... more...

  • University Ethicsby James F. SJ Keenan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    University Ethics not only highlights the ethical shortfalls of colleges today on topics ranging from sexual violence to the treatment of adjuncts but also proposes solutions based on best practices. Essential reading for anyone connected to higher education, the book proposes creating an integrated culture of ethics university-wide. more...

  • Inside the Role of Deanby Renee T Clift; John Loughran; Geoffrey E Mills; Cheryl J Craig

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Despite deans playing critical roles in education, little is known about the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for the job, or the practical dilemmas they face on an almost daily basis. Each chapter of this international collection opens the role up for examination and critique, developing a deeper understanding of what it means to be a dean,... more...

  • Der verfassungsrechtliche Rahmen für Fusionen von Universitäten und Fachhochschulenby Frank Chantelau

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 84.36

    Auch zehn Jahre nach der ersten Fusion einer Universität mit einer Fachhochschule bleiben typenübergreifende Hochschulfusionen nicht zuletzt wegen der damit verbundenen rechtlichen Problemstellungen hochschulpolitisch riskant. Die Untersuchung geht den verfassungs- und hochschulrechtlichen Fragen nach und überträgt die gefundenen Antworten... more...

  • Leadership for Change in Teacher Educationby Susan E. Elliott-Johns

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    Leadership for Change in Teacher Education: Voices of Canadian Deans of Education presents a rich sampling of diverse perspectives on the topic in a unique collection of reflections contributed by Canadian deans of education. The focus of the inquiry, ?What would we hear from deans of education invited to share their perspectives on leadership for... more...

  • Understanding Authority in Higher Educationby Dean O. Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99

    Understanding Authority in Higher Education clarifies issues of authority in an academic setting. Throughout, it introduces basic concepts of higher-education administration and then examines the limits of authority in context. more...