Surviving a Leadership Transition
Jeffrey L. Buller, PhD, 8 months ago 0 6 min read
This article first appeared in Academic Leader on May 14, 2016 © Magna Publications. All rights reserved. Leadership changes in the upper administration can be stressful for chairs and deans. We’ve all seen situations in which a new chancellor or president arrives, and between six months and a year later, there’s an…
Transition to Administration: From Autonomy to Hierarchy
Rob Kelly, 6 years ago 0 6 min read
Being a successful faculty member is not a predictor of success as an administrator. In addition to the need to develop a new set of skills, the transition from faculty member to administrator requires a different mind-set. And perhaps the most challenging aspect of this transition is the shift from autonomy to the constraints of a hierarchy.