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Table of Contents ABOUT THE AUTHOR Foreword Preface PART I - LEADERSHIP 1 Advice for New Chairpersons 2 Seven Habits of Successful Chairpersons 3 Providing Leadership 4 Duties and Responsibilities of Chairpersons 5 Timesaving Tips for Effective Chairpersons 6 Communicating Part II - Department 7 Developing a Departmental Vision 8 Improving Your Department 9 Developing Outcome Assessment Programs 10 Managing Change 11 Building and Maintaining Morale 12 Managing Conflict 13 Working With Constituents 14 Working With Your Dean 15 Dealing With Curriculum Matters 16 Conducting Effective Meetings 17 Budget and Financial Management Part III - Legal Issues 18 Avoiding Legal Problems 19 Understanding Sexual Harassment and the Americans with Disabilities Act Part IV - Faculty 20 Recruiting and Hiring Faculty 21 Retaining, Mentoring, and Terminating Faculty 22 Strategies for Faculty Development 23 Evaluating Faculty Performance 24 Handling Promotion and Tenure Issues 25 Dealing With Chronic Low Achievers 26 Dealing With Difficult Faculty Part V - Students 27 Recruiting and Retaining Students 28 Dealing With Emotional and Disrespectful Student Behavior Part VI - Looking Ahead 29 Moving Up the Administrative Ladder 30 Where Do You Go From Here? Appendix Index
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Departmental chairmen (Universities) -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Departments -- Administration.
Educational leadership -- United States.