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Bringing Faculty on Board

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Building consensus requires finesse, strategy, and a little psychology.

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    The Subtle Art of Gaining Faculty Buy-In

    For administrators seeking faculty support for a major change, there are no simple tricks; rather, it takes long-term relationship building and canny strategy, say veterans of the process.
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    Presidents Share What’s Worked

    College leaders talk about how they have succeeded in bringing faculty on board for new projects — and how they have failed.
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    How to Meet Faculty Members Halfway

    An administrator with experience in starting up student-success programs shares her tips.
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    4 Ways Professors Respond to Change

    Chris McGoff, one of the founders of the Clearing, a management-consultant company, says his decades of experience have taught him that the various ways in which people approach a new idea — or resist it — are consistent across all types of organizations, including academe.