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Department Chair Resources: Resources

A guide to useful library and online resources to support the needs of department chairs.

Resources for Department Chairs

Selected articles related to relevant Department Chair tasks:

Budgeting
Enneking, Eugene A. (2003).  Preparing the Department BudgetACE Department Chair Online Resource Center.

Conflict Management
Matz, David. (2007).  The Chair's Role in Resolving Departmental ConflictDepartment Chair.

Curriculum
Stark, Joan S., Briggs, Charlotte L., and Rowland-Paplowski, Jean. (2002).  Curriculum Leadership Roles of Chairpersons in Continuously Planning DepartmentsResearch in Higher Education.

Faculty Performance
Higgerson, Mary Lou. (1999). Performance Counseling: The Cornerstone of Professional DevelopmentACE Department Chair Online Resource Center.

Leadership
Buller, Jeffrey. (2009).  The Chair as Campus LeaderDepartment Chair.

Meetings
Lynch, Christopher O. (2011).  Conducting a Department Meeting: The Facilitator ChairDepartment Chair.

Mentoring
Olmstead, Marjorie. (1993).  Mentoring New Faculty: Advice to Department ChairsCSWP Gazette.

Tenure
Gould, Christopher. (2010).  The Chair as Coach and Referee in Tenure ApplicationsDepartment Chair.

Selected journals relevant to Department Chairs:

Education Databases to search for articles: