Managing many departments and also balancing the responsibilities towards a university can be a difficult job. There are management duties, meetings, and do not forget about possibly trying to get research done. This set of resources is geared towards making the position of dean more manageable.
This document is a series of listed good practices in areas such as recruitment, retention, mentoring, and others.
These workshops, designed for academic deans and chairs/heads at NDSU, consist of half-day session on issues of gender awareness and a half-day session on the Training Our Campuses Against Racism (TOCAR) program. These workshops are designed and provided for all academic administrators.
This document is a list of recommendations and best practices for people in positions of leadership. Areas of recommendations are job descriptions, assembling the candidate pool, evaluations of candidates credentials, interviews, and more.
The Leadership, Communities, and Values Initiative (LCVI) and the UW ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change joined forces in 2006 to design and offer leadership workshops for deans, associate deans, department chairs and emerging leaders. The workshops began during the 2006-2007 academic year and continue to be offered this year. These workshops will be modeled after ADVANCE's successful quarterly leadership workshops for department chairs and deans in science, engineering, and mathematics.
LEAD is a series of national leadership workshops, offered annually, for department chairs, deans and emerging leaders in science, engineering and mathematics (SEM), which address departmental and university culture and the professional development of faculty.
This document is for deans and other people in leadership positions. Example areas are motivating change, leading, evaluate the evaluators, provide chair training in faculty development.
“The power in a leader’s office is one of the most essential tools to influence the campus agenda. Rarely can that power of itself be used to dictate policy or actions, but a great leader can part the way for other community members to develop and advance specific actions and policies. The environment into which the change agents introduce their agenda will determine success or failure. A campus leader can ensure success by carefully laying the groundwork. The following recommended actions are intended to c
This handout is a set of recommendations how to promote professional development within a group of faculty.
Principles and actions for deans, provosts, and presidents by Virginia Valian
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting covers: faculty development for STEM deans and department chairs in collaboration with university of Washington(UW)and a higher education association,
the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) as potential change agents.
Presentation describing the CCAS ADVANCE project to incorporate gender equity into training programs for deans and department heads.