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Title The ethical challenges of academic administration / edited by Elaine Englehardt [and others]
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 196 pages)
Contents Introduction : ethical tasks of academic administrators / Brian E. Schrag, Elaine E. Englehardt, Michael S. Pritchard, and Kerry D. Romesburg -- Ethical dimensions of presidential leadership / Kerry D. Romesburg -- Academic ethics in higher education administration : the dimensions of decisions / Elaine E. Englehardt -- Through the looking glass : ethics and academic administration / Brian E. Schrag -- On the dark side : lessons learned as Interim Dean / Donna Werner -- Caught in the middle : on chairing a department / Michael S. Pritchard -- Cardinal virtues of academic administration / Randall Curren -- Mission and academic administration / Aine Donovan -- Educated warfare : adversary relations in the groves of academe / Lisa H. Newton -- Collaborative administration : academics and administrators in higher education / Susan A. Martinelli-Fernandez -- How should the policy apply? : trustworthy decisions in the administration of graduate academic programs / Michael C. Loui -- On telling faculty the truth / David Kline -- The paradox of prejudicially applying valid academic standards : a historical case study in the ethics of academic administration / Bruce A. Kimball
Summary This book is an invitation to academic administrators, at every level, to engage in reflection on the ethical dimensions of their working lives. Academics are very good at reflecting on the ethical issues in other professions but not so interested in reflecting on those in their own, including those faced by faculty and administrators. Yet it is a topic of great importance. Academic institutions are value-driven; hence virtually every decision made by an academic administrator has an ethical component with implications for students, faculty, the institution, and the broader community. Despite
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Education, Higher -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Universities and colleges -- Administration.
College administrators -- Professional ethics.
Form Electronic book
Author Englehardt, Elaine E.
ISBN 9048128412