Administrators' Jobs

Administrators' Jobs
February 15, 2018

Previous successes demonstrate that members of a group have achieved goals together before and can do so again, writes Judith S. White.

January 18, 2018

One of the most challenging issues new leaders face when following those who've held the same position for years is dealing with contradictory messages about change, writes Judith S. White.

December 13, 2017

In academe, we’re uncomfortable talking about how to gain influence, yet we spend much of our career learning the hard way that we can’t be very effective without it, argue Marie A. Cini and Craig Weidemann.

November 21, 2017

Frederick A. Winter describes his own experience rebounding from a job layoff and shares some of the lessons he learned.

November 16, 2017

Judith S. White advises how to make it work for you when applying for a senior position.

November 15, 2017

Tom Rocklin identifies three conditions for successfully leading change on your campus.

October 19, 2017

Judith S. White explores the options and provides a strategy that will prepare you whether you decide to stay or go.

October 10, 2017

Dysfunctional departments don’t serve students, faculty members or the institution well, writes Ellen de Graffenreid, who gives some pointers on how to make sure yours isn’t one of them.

September 14, 2017

Judith S. White offers guidance for when you should or shouldn't accept a position at an institution with significant "financial challenges.”

September 7, 2017

Serving as an acting director, chair or dean? Elizabeth H. Simmons suggests how to approach issues of symbolism and presentation as you go about your work.


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