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Resources for Department Chairs & 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