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Titel: Where You Stand is Where You Sit: An ...
Verlag: University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville
Einband: Hard Cover
Signiert: Inscribed By Author
Inscribed by author on title page. A fine hardcover copy with bright gilt spine lettering. Tight binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Fine jacket in removable mylar. NOT ex-library. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Education; Inscribed By Author. ISBN: 1557288291. ISBN/EAN: 9781557288295. Inventory No: 019858. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 019858
Inhaltsangabe: The old aphorism â??Where you stand is where you sitâ?? rings true across many sectors of society. For academic administrators, be they provosts, vice-presidents or vice-chancellors, deans or directors, department chairs or heads, or administrative support professionals, the level and scope of responsibilities clearly influence perspectives. Yet, having a understanding of the higher-education enterprise is essential to ensuring professional success and advancement. Such understanding is at the heart of this work.
This handbook addresses the three key responsibilities of academic officers: inspiration, evaluation, and representation. â??Getting a Good Startâ?? deals with the promise of a new position, communicating with supervisors, and â??getting around.â?? â??Offering Inspiration and Directionâ?? looks at the integrated scholar and â??academic intrapreneursâ??; diversity; the joys, challenges, and failure of professional life; and dealing with tragedies. â??Guidance to Various Academic Administrators and Support Staffâ?? examines the development, roles, and responsibilities of academic officers and institutional planning and budgeting. Reviewing the state of the institution and its personnel is covered in â??Assessments and Evaluations,â?? and â??Policies and Partnershipsâ?? deals with ethics-based policies, academic consortia and partnerships, and international outreach.
Throughout this valuable handbook, Smith offers background, advice, and examples that will interest both the novice and seasoned administrator as he takes us on a tour of success stories, challenges, and foibles.
Über den Autor: Robert V. Smith is provost and vice-chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Arkansas and has served as an administrator at a number of universities, including the University of Connecticut and Washington State University. He has written a number of books and articles on higher education, and the electronic newsletter, All Things Academic, that he created and writes at the University of Arkansas has become a popular way for him to communicate with faculty and staff.
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