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Title Leading colleges and universities : lessons from higher education leaders / edited by Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, and E. Gordon Gee
Imprint Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  LB2341 .L2687 2018    AVAILABLE    30610020578498
Descript xiii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Becoming a president / William Kirwan -- Transition to the position / Jim Clements, Michael Young -- Leadership team: building a leadership team / Mildred Garcia, Marvin Krislov -- Maintaining a good relations with the board / Lawrence Bacow -- Developing relations with faculty and staff / Freeman Hrabowski, A Lee Fritschler -- Knowing how and when to delegate and the extent to which delegating absolves leaders / Holden Thorp, Mark Yudof -- When and how to participate in curricular decisions / Jane McAuliffe, Sanford Ungar -- Complexity and chicanery in collegiate athletics / Robert Donaldson, Gerald B. Kauvar, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg -- Title IX / Allen Sessoms -- The complex issues surrounding freedom of speech / Ben Trachtenberg -- What you need to know about emergency management / Scott Cowen, Charles Steger -- How tenuous is tenure / Anne Weaver Hart, Cary Nelson -- Working with elected and community officials / Christopher Howard, Robert Scott -- Institutional autonomy - government regulation state and federal / William Harvey, John Ebersole -- Managing donor relations / Georgia Nugent, Angel Cabrera -- How to deal with changing forms of accreditation / Judith Eaton -- Litigation or the threat of litigation as a constraint / John McCardell -- Balancing system-wide needs with institutional autonomy / Rebecca Blank, Nancy Zimpher, R. Bowen Loftin -- When to take a stand on national policy / Mary Sue Coleman, Lee Bollinger -- Presidents and general counsels - a unique relationship / Eduardo Padron -- Exiting with grace and ahead of the sheriff / Richard Levin, Richard Joel
"Building on research from Presidencies Derailed: Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It, Gerald B. Kauvar, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, and E. Gordon Gee approach the matter of college and university leadership from a positive angle: what lessons can we learn from successful college and university leaders? The rolodex of authors--a veritable Who's Who in American Higher Education today--reveal the secret to success in leading institutions with real-life examples. Not content with vague answers or clichéd platitudes, the authors provide specifics on a list of core questions: how do you manage college athletics, the faculty, a governing board, donors, and a local community? How do you control an institutional budget and investment portfolio? What do you need to know about crisis management and legal affairs? When should you be outspoken in the media and when should you shut up? Leading Colleges and Universities is a primer on how successful presidents lead successful schools"-- Provided by publisher
Subject College presidents -- United States
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration
Alt Author Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel, 1937- editor
Kauvar, Gerald B., editor
Gee, E. Gordon (Elwood Gordon), 1944- editor
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