Other Resources

Other Resources

Module Development Resources

UC Fundamentals Section

University Administrative Structure

An Introduction to the Academic Senate of the University of California:

Recruitment and Retention of Faculty

Academic Personnel: Merits and Promotion in Academic Series

Managing Late Career and Retirement Issues Among Faculty

Interpersonal Skills Section

Effective Communication

Dispute resolution and mutual Interest negotiation

  • Getting to Yes: How to Negotiate without Giving in, by Roger Fisher, William Ury and Bruce Patton, Penguin Books, 1991
  • Emotional Intelligence, Why it Can Matter More than IQ, by Daniel Goleman, Bantam Books, 1995
  • Effective interactions, communication across all human differences, engaging with intercultural conflict
  • Interpersonal Communication, Navigating Relationships in a Changing World, by Carrie C. Hutchinson, Macmillan Learning Curriculum Solutions, 2017
  • Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others, by Steven Beebe, Susan Beebe and Mark Redmond, Pearson, 2017.
  • Resolving Conflicts at Work: Ten Strategies for Everyone on the Job, by Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith, Wiley, 2011
  • “The Art of Giving and Receiving Criticism.” Looking Out/Looking In, by Ronald B. Adler and Russell F. Proctor II, Cengage Learning, 2013  
  • Understanding and being understood, dealing with difficult people
  • Negotiating at Work: Turn Small Wins into Big Gains, by Deborah M. Kolb with Jessica L. Porter, Jossey-Bass, 2015

Professional Skills

Running Effective Meetings

Budget and Finance:

Handling Difficult Conversations/Managing the Unexpected

Campus/Department Climate Issues and Equity and Inclusion

Implicit Bias and Search Committees:

Being the “Public Face” of a Department/School/College/Unit: Media and Public Affairs:

Additional Faculty Leadership Development Resources

  • Academic Impressions Academic Impressions produces conferences, webcasts, publications, and membership-based products for faculty leadership development at colleges and universities.
  • ADVANCE Portal A site administered by the University of Vermont that aims to link the activities of National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE grant recipients. The goal of the ADVANCE program is to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce.
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges  A membership organization comprised of 1,300 boards representing 1,900 colleges, universities, and institutionally related foundations
  • Change the Magazine of Higher Learning is a magazine dealing with contemporary issues in higher education. It is intended to stimulate and inform reflective practitioners in colleges, universities, foundations, government, and elsewhere.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
  • The Department Chair: Written for academic administrators, this award-winning periodical features in-depth articles that deliver sound insight and proven strategies essential for successfully leading an academic department.
  • Faculty Focus: Through its free e-newsletter and dedicated website, Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom.
  • UC Academic Personnel Manual  
  • (Dissertation) Drange, Susan Maria, The Dilemma of Leadership in Research Universities, UC eScholarship, UCLA (2015)
  • Laursen, S. L., & Austin, A. E. (2014). Strategic Intervention Brief #1: Faculty Professional Development Programs. In Laursen, S. L., & Austin, A. E., StratEGIC Toolkit: Strategies for Effecting Gender Equity and Institutional Change. Boulder, CO, and East Lansing, MI. www.strategictoolkit.org.


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