RESOURCES FOR CHAIRS
10 Suggestions for a New Chair (Chronicle of Higher Ed)
The Department Chair’s Role in Improving Department Climate
EXTERNAL LEADERSHIP programs
ELATES at Drexel® is a national leadership development program designed to advance senior women faculty in academic STEM disciplines into effective institutional leadership roles within their schools and universities.
Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI)
In conjunction with AAAS the LPSLI 5-day workshop provides premier training for motivated underrepresented minority scientists to lead institutional transformation.
Diversifying the academy to meet global challenges (PDF)
See Chapter 5: Managing Transitions in Academia, which considers the transition to administration and Chapter 9: The Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge, which considers building and leading graduate training programs.
The College Administrator's Survival Guide (2006; C.K.Gunsalus Harvard University Press) Tips, insights, and tools on handling complaints, negotiating disagreements, responding to accusations of misconduct, and dealing with difficult personalities - all the things you were never trained to do.