The Academic Leader's Handbook: A Resource Collection for College Administrators

The Academic Leader's Handbook: A Resource Collection for College Administrators

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Academic leaders have the power to shape the way an institution is viewed by faculty, students, parents, the press, and the country at large. When youíre in a campus leadership position, constant growth and continued professional development is crucial to your success.

In recent times, academic leaders are faced with greater responsibilities and challenges. Managing a campus, encouraging faculty development, promoting diversityóitís a lot to take on and involves a great deal of accountability, but being an academic leader can also be exciting and fulfilling.

Enhance your leaderships skills with The Academic Leaderís Handbook: A Resource Collection for College Administrators. This comprehensive resource, presented in a user-friendly style, compiles the best articles from top experts and provides a variety of academic leadership perspectives and concrete ideas.

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The Academic Leaderís Handbook provides you with management strategies that will help you make informed, practical decisions on almost any issue you may face.

This resource collects the finest articles from the renowned Academic Leader newsletter, Magna 20-Minute Mentors, and Magna Online Seminars, bringing you sound advice, guidance, and thought on a variety of issues. Youíll receive actionable ideas that you can start implementing right away.


The Academic Leaderís Handbook covers topics that matter most to you as a higher education leader. It explores groundbreaking strategies and tools, influential trends, future challenges, and best practices relating to excellence in academic leadership.

The collection is organized into five sections that speak to all levels of higher education leadership. Sections include:

  • Academic Management
  • Assessment, Evaluation, and Development: Programs and Departments
  • Assessment, Evaluation, and Development: Faculty
  • Best Practices for Deans and Department Chairs
  • Issues and Trends in Higher Education


The Academic Leaderís Handbook serves as an effective guide for those working in, or aspiring to be in, an academic leadership role. It provides essential tools and the guidance on how to put these tools to use. Individuals in higher education who will find this resource especially valuable include deans, department chairs, provosts, and faculty seeking advancement to leadership positions.


Elevate the level of leadership at your college and continue to promote the highest student success. The Academic Leadership Handbook details an array of proven management strategies and will help further your achievements as a leader in higher education.

Discover new leadership tools and insights at departmental, administrative, and executive levels. The collection provides sound advice from respected peers.

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  • Paperback: 165 pages
  • Published by: Magna Publications, 2017
  • ISBN: 978-0-912150-64-2
  • Formats available: Print, Amazon Kindle


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