Member Recommended Book: The Provost’s Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer

The Provost’s Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer (Click for more information and to purchase from Amazon).

In seventeen essays written by some of the most successful chief academic officers in the United States, The Provost’s Handbook outlines key topics related to the changing environment of higher education while explaining what constitutes effective leadership at the college and university level. How, for example, does the provost lead in a time of disruption and shifting needs? What skills should he or she nurture in new faculty? What role should data and institutional research play in decision making? How can a provost navigate the often stormy situations of shared governance? These questions?and many more challenges presented by this role?are addressed in this essential volume.

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