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 JB-Anker
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 JB-Anker
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