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Editors: Sheying Chen (Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana)
Book Description:
This book provides a comprehensive view of the administration of academic affairs and related areas in higher education as they pertain to a threefold institutional mission of teaching, research, and service. It is a must-read for new academic administrators. It fills in a gap in required readings for higher education related majors and advanced degree programs. For the seasoned academic administrator in a senior rank, the book offers a systematic review of the big picture with sufficient depth and provoking analysis of challenging issues to help make progress toward reflective practice, research undertaking, and theoretical breakthrough. The goal of the book is to be a most effective and efficient educational tool, not just to help shorten the learning curve of the new and aspiring academic administrators but also to help renew critical thinking and creative leadership in existing academic administration.


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This book has been reviewed in the following publication. To read the review click on the corresponding link below:

International Journal of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning - Reviewed by John Cribbin, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.


Table of Contents:
Preface
List of contributors

INTRODUCTION: OPPORTUNITIES TO ADVANCE HIGHER
EDUCATION MANAGEMENT

Chapter 1. The Pursuit of Excellence in Academic Administration;pp. 1-12
(Sheying Chen)

Chapter 2. Higher Education Research: A Field of Study Adrift;pp. 13-23
(David X. Cheng)

PART I. INSTITUTIONAL HIERARCHY AND ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

Chapter 3. Chief Executive in Academic Administration:
High Expectations and Leadership Lessons;pp. 27-37
(Sandra R. Patterson-Randles)

Chapter 4. Role of the Chief Academic Officer;pp. 39-51
(Gilbert W. Atnip)

Chapter 5. The Associate Chief Academic Officer;pp. 53-69 (Kristi Lahr Pearce)

Chapter 6. The Changing Role of the Dean in Higher Education in the UK;pp. 71-82
(Brian Longhurst)

Chapter 7. Administration of Academic Units and Shared Governance;pp. 83-104
(Sheying Chen)

Chapter 8. The Small and Visible Organizational Unit: A Symbolic-
Interactionist Analysis of Restructuring;pp. 105-114
(Katherine Meyer and Timothy J. Curry)

PART II. CORE AREAS OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Chapter 9. College Education and Student Success;pp. 117-132
(Sheying Chen, Donna J. Dahlgren, and Xuejuan Chen)

Chapter 10. University Support of STEM Education: A Story of
Competing Needs;pp. 133-142
(Michael A. Gealt)

Chapter 11. Graduate and Professional Education;pp. 143-153
(Karen T. Carey and Yi Feng)

Chapter 12. “Herding Cats”: Administering University Continuing
Education in the UK;pp. 155-163
(Richard Taylor)

Chapter 13. Challenges in Research Administration;pp. 165-174
(Walter F. Ryan)

PART III. INSTITUTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

Chapter 14. Promoting Institutional Effectiveness: The Role of Institutional Research;pp. 177-194
(Aghajan Mohammadi)

Chapter 15. Assessment in the Competitive Market: Toward a
Paradigmatic Shift;pp. 195-211
(David X. Cheng)

Chapter 16. Academic Program Initiatives;pp. 213-223
(Honggang Yang)

Chapter 17. Service Learning and Civic Education;pp. 225-242
(Cecilia L.W. Chan,Albert W.L. Chau)

Chapter 18. Learning Resources and Library Administration;pp. 243-258
(Wilma L. Jones)

CONCLUSION: REFLECTION ON ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP

Chapter 19. Meeting the Challenges of Academic Administration;pp. 361-279
(Sheying Chen)

Chapter 20. Expanding Leadership as a Discipline;pp. 281-297
(William M. White and Frank J. Hitt)

Index

   Series:
      Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 313 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-732-3
   Status: AV
  
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