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 BalanceRobert DickesonJossey-Bass
Small Group and Team CommunicationThomas Harris, John SherblomMyCommunicationKit Series
Connecting Non Full-time Faculty to Institutional Mission: A Guidebook for College/University Administrators and Faculty DevelopersLeora Baron-NixonStylus Publishing
Women in Academic Leadership – Professional Strategies, Personal ChoicesDiane Dean, Susan Bracken, Jeanie AllenStylus Publishing
Serving on Promotion, Tenure and Faculty Review CommitteesRobert DiamondJB-Anker
Mentor in a Manual – Climbing the Academic Ladder to TenureClay Schoenfeld, Robert MagnanAtwood Publishing
Faculty Career Paths – Multiple Routes to Academic Success and SatisfactionGretchen Bataille and Betsy BrownAmerican Council on Education
Faculty Success through Mentoring: A Guide for Mentors, Menttees and LeadersCarole Bland, et al.American Council on Education
Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the ProfessoriateErnest BoyerCarnegie
The Essential Department Chair – A Practical Guide to College AdministrationJeffrey BullerJossey-Bass
Chairing an Academic DepartmentWalter Gmelch, Val MiskinJB-Anker
Academic Leadership – A Practical Guide to Chairing the DepartmentDeryl LeamingJB-Anker
Reframing Organizations – Artistry, Choice and LeadershipLee BolmanJossey-Bass
Peer Review of Teaching – A SourcebookNancy Van Note ChismJB-Anker