Administrators' Jobs

Administrators' Jobs
September 6, 2013

Having shadowed numerous college presidents and other senior officials, Michael J. Zeig offers advice for up-and-comers on key traits of effective leaders.

August 21, 2013

Are you cut out to be a college president? Mark Putnam offers advice about what to focus on -- and what matters less -- in answering that question for yourself.

July 31, 2013

New faculty members learn quickly how to make fun of the administration, but they need to know what key people do, and how they may affect their careers, writes Nate Kreuter.

July 12, 2013

Greg Santore discusses the changing role of the sports CEO and what colleges should be looking for when they hire for the important job.

July 3, 2013

Patrick Sanaghan and Mary Hinton consider how colleges can gain the most from an important -- and potentially difficult -- process.

July 1, 2013

Boxer, minister, police officer, psychologist, Nobel laureate: K. Johnson Bowles considers the traits and expectations campuses hold for their leaders.


May 20, 2013

Nathan O. Hatch offers 10 maxims for successful searches.

May 1, 2013

Robert J. Sternberg suggests seven principles to keep in mind if you are applying to be a dean, provost or president.

April 8, 2013

W. Kent Barnds offers advice for those trying to switch into admissions from other professions.

March 20, 2013

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.


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