Field Guide to Academic Leadership
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"Once again, Bob Diamond has cut to the heart of the matter and has given us a field guide?actually a handbook?of real, hands-on academic leadership. He has assembled an elite group of contributors who provide insights and guidance, which will be useful for all academic leaders?new and old, public or private, CEO or assistant."
-- Charles E. Glassick, senior associate emeritus, The Carnegie Foundatio


The Editor
ROBERT M. DIAMOND is a research professor at Syracuse University and president of the National Academy for Academic Leadership. He is the author of Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula(1997, Jossey-Bass).


National Academy for Academic Leadership.

The Authors.

To the Reader.

PART ONE: Basics.

CHAPTER 1: Pressures for Fundamental Reform: Creating a Viable Academic Future (ALAN E. GUSKIN, MARY B. MARCY).

CHAPTER 2: Requisites for Sustainable Institutional Change (ROBERT M. DIAMOND, LION F. GARDINER, DANIEL W. WHEELER).

PART TWO: Leadership.

CHAPTER 3: Leadership and Change (DALE W. LICK).

CHAPTER 4: Mission and Vision Statements: An Essential First Step (WILLIAM G. TIERNEY).

CHAPTER 5: Moving Mountains: Institutional Culture and Transformational Change (JUDITH A. RAMALEY).

CHAPTER 6: Building on Style for More Effective Relationships and Results (ROBERT M. DIAMOND, CHARLES M. SPUCHES).

PART THREE: Academics.

CHAPTER 7: Research on Learning and Student Development and Its Implications (LION F. GARDINER).

CHAPTER 8: Student Development: Monitoring the Quality of Learning and Development (LION F. GARDINER).

CHAPTER 9: Curricula and Courses: Administrative Issues (ROBERT M. DIAMOND).

CHAPTER 10: Teaching Strategies for the Twenty-First Century (JAMES EISON).

CHAPTER 11: Technology in the Learning Process (WALLACE HANNUM).

CHAPTER 12: Improving Academic Advising: Issues and Action Areas for Campus Leaders (FRANKLIN P. WILBUR).

CHAPTER 13: Faculty Development: An Investment for the Future (MARILLA SVINICKI).

PART FOUR: Assessment.

CHAPTER 14: Evaluation and Assessment: An Institutional Context (MICHAEL THEALL).

CHAPTER 15: Academic Program Review (JON F. WERGIN).

CHAPTER 16: Leadership in Faculty Evaluation (MICHAEL THEALL).

CHAPTER 17: The Mission-Driven Faculty Reward System (ROBERT M. DIAMOND).

PART FIVE: Other Issues.

CHAPTER 18: Supportive Financial Systems 295


CHAPTER 19: Enhancing Student Learning Through Collaboration Between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs (GEORGE D. KUH, SARA E. HINKLE).

CHAPTER 20: Dealing with Technology: Administrative Issues (STEVEN W. GILBERT, STEPHEN C. EHRMANN).

CHAPTER 21: Diversity Issues (JOSEPH H. SILVER, SR.).

PART SIX: Position-Specific Issues for Academic Leaders.

CHAPTER 22: The Role of Governing Boards: Issues, Recommendations, and Resources.

CHAPTER 23 Creating Change: Suggestions for the New President (KENNETH A. SHAW).

CHAPTER 24: Transforming the Small College: A Challenge for Presidential Leadership (EUGENE HOTCHKISS).

CHAPTER 25: Presidents and Chief Academic Officers of Community Colleges (LOUIS S. ALBERT).

CHAPTER 26: Chief Academic Officers (LEO M. LAMBERT).

CHAPTER 27: Academic Deans (DERYL R. LEAMING).

CHAPTER 28: Chairs as Institutional Leaders (DANIEL W. WHEELER).

PART SEVEN: Conclusion.

CHAPTER 29: Some Final Observations (ROBERT M. DIAMOND).

Appendix: Participants at Minnowbrook Conferences.

Glossary of Academic Terms.

Name Index.

Subject Index.