Nathan O. Hatch offers 10 maxims for successful searches.
Robert J. Sternberg suggests seven principles to keep in mind if you are applying to be a dean, provost or president.
W. Kent Barnds offers advice for those trying to switch into admissions from other professions.
Patrick Sanaghan, Mary Hinton and Steve Riccio consider why it is so hard to shift institutions -- and strategies for building support to do just that.
W. Kent Barnds considers the skills that may be particularly needed during a period of dramatic change in higher education.
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons contends that it enables you to extend your love of learning into a new arena.
If you are hired as an administrator with the marching orders to shake things up, there may be a limit on how long you can be effective, writes Ella DeJon.
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons argues that it offers a unique opportunity to extend a love of teaching into novel realms.
Institutions are making needed changes to how they operate. Leadership also needs to evolve in the sector, writes Stewart E. Sutin.
Colleges need to identify and prepare future administrative leaders, instead of waiting passively for the cycle of resignations and appointments, write Steve Riccio and Patrick Sanaghan.
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