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Take your professional development into your own hands with this customized programdesigned to help chairs like you succeed
BOOKS
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This book gives academic leaders new insights and practical tools, as well as language and strategies, for fostering a more constructive leadership style that plays to the strengths rather than the weaknesses of their institutions.


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JOURNAL
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This quarterly periodical for department chairs and deans features practical advice, useful information, and up-to-date resources. Its applications, techniques, case studies, strategies, and guidance are directly relevant to today's academic leaders.
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CONTRIBUTORS
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Jeffrey L. Buller

Jeffrey L. Buller is dean of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University. 
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Frederick Burrack

Frederick Burrack joined the Kansas State University music faculty as a music education specialist in fall 2005. 
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Robert Cipriano

Robert Cipriano received his PhD from New York University in therapeutic recreation with an area of emphasis in college teaching and curriculum construction.
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R. Kent Crookston

R. Kent Crookston’s PhD in plant physiology is from the University of Minnesota. 
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Mindy Haar

Mindy Haar earned her master’s degree in nutrition education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a PhD in health sciences from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
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Irene W. D. Hecht

Irene W. D. Hecht is former director of the Department Chair Leadership Programs at the American Council on Education, and president of Higher Education Associates (Portland, OR). 
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Marilyn Herie

Marilyn Herie, PhD, RSW, is academic chair of community services in the School of Community and Health Studies at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada, and assistant professor (status only) at the University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, where she has taught an online graduate course on addictions treatment for more than ten years.
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N. Douglas Lees

N. Douglas Lees is professor of biology and associate dean for planning and finance at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. 
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Domenick Pinto

Domenick Pinto is chair of the Department of Computer Science at Sacred Heart University.
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Markus Pomper

Markus Pomper serves as chair of the Department of Mathematics at Indiana University East.
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Karen Ryan

Karen Ryan is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Stetson University.
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Craig L. Scanlan

Craig L. Scanlan is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
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Deborah G. Summers

Deborah G. Summers, EdD, is the current director of the School of Education and associate dean of the College of Communication at California State University, Chico.
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Margaret Thomas-Evans

Margaret Thomas-Evans is chair of the Department of English at Indiana University East, where she also teaches technical and professional writing. 
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Sue Wells

Sue Wells is chair of the child and family studies department at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada, where she provides leadership to full-time, continuing education, and apprenticeship programs in four academic areas and two laboratory early childhood centers.
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Neil F. Williams

Neil F. Williams has taught physical education and coached youth sports at every level from kindergarten through graduate school since 1968.
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