January 12, 2017

How to Cultivate Faculty Leaders

To build pools of potential leaders, colleges are trying to change the negative ways administrative roles are viewed, and give faculty structured opportunities to learn behind the scenes.

 

To build pools of potential leaders, colleges are trying to change the negative ways administrative roles are viewed, and give faculty members structured opportunities to learn behind the scenes.

Through a University of Georgia program, Sheneka Williams hopes to enter higher-education administration.

Rutgers, for example, runs a leadership-development institute — for graduate students.

A veteran professor-turned-dean who wanted to bring light to "the dark side" explains what worked for him.