Office of the Provost

Resources for Department Chairs and Program Directors


Below is a list of books available in Butler's Faculty Development Library (located in JH109) geared towards Department Chairs and Program Directors.


Prioritizing Academic Programs and
Services: Reallocating Resources to      
Achieve Strategic Balance

Robert Dickeson       Jossey-Bass        
Small Group and Team Communication     

Thomas Harris,
John Sherblom

MyCommunicationKit Series

Connecting Non Full-time Faculty to
Institutional Mission: A Guidebook for College/
University Administrators and Faculty Developers            

Leora Baron-Nixon             

Stylus Publishing  

Women in Academic Leadership - Professional
Strategies, Personal Choices

Diane Dean, Susan
Bracken, Jeanie Allen  

Stylus Publishing
Serving on Promotion, Tenure and Faculty
Review Committees

Robert Diamond

Mentor in a Manual - Climbing the Academic
Ladder to Tenure

Clay Schoenfeld,
Robert Magnan

Atwood Publishing
Faculty Career Paths - Multiple Routes to
Academic Success and Satisfaction

Gretchen Bataille and
Betsy Brown

American Council on Education
Faculty Success through Mentoring: A Guide for
Mentors, Menttees and Leaders

Carole Bland, et. al

American Council on Education
Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate
Ernest Boyer Carnegie
The Essential Department Chair - A Practical Guide
to College Administration
Jeffrey Buller Jossey-Bass
Chairing an Academic Department Walter Gmelch,
Val Miskin
Academic Leadership - A Practical Guide to
Chairing the Department
Deryl Leaming JB-Anker
Reframing Organizations - Artistry, Choice
and Leadership
Lee Bolman Jossey-Bass
Peer Review of Teaching - A Sourcebook Nancy Van Note Chism JB-Anker