Administrators' Jobs

Administrators' Jobs
March 15, 2017

How can you as a senior administrator best handle situations in which you're caught between important constituencies with very conflicting demands? Barbara McFadden Allen, Robin Kaler and Ruth Watkins explore a hypothetical situation along those lines.

March 9, 2017

It’s possible to be an excellent administrative leader and still find time for leisure, health and social connections, write Joya Misra and Jennifer Lundquist, and here’s how.

March 2, 2017

Elizabeth H. Simmons offers advice on how deans, chairs and directors can make academics outside the tenure system feel valued, rewarded, included and consulted.

March 1, 2017

Signing one may make it difficult for you to get another job, warns Robert Holyer. 

February 8, 2017

Then you should tell someone -- and here’s how, writes Judith White.

February 2, 2017

Why might the dean-to-president route become more common, asks Carl J. Strikwerda, and what might it reveal about the evolving paths to the presidency?

January 26, 2017

New administrators need to be sensitive to the culture of their workplace, even when making an internal move, advises Terri E. Givens.

December 21, 2016

When’s the best time for a college or university leader to take a public stand? Barbara McFadden Allen, Ruth Watkins and Robin Kaler explore a hypothetical scenario.

October 6, 2016

Elaine P. Maimon explains why effectively interviewing for a job is often like speed dating.

September 14, 2016

Life after gaining tenure is new and unfamiliar territory, so it can be easy to overcommit yourself, warns Kerry Ann Rockquemore.


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