Articles for Deans and Department Chairs

Bensimon, E.M., Ward, K., & Sanders, K. (2000). Chapter ten: Creating mentoring relationships and fostering collegiality. Department chair's role in developing new faculty into teachers and scholars. (pp. 113-137). Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.  (UM authorization required.)

Boice, R. (1985). Differences in arranging faculty-development through deans and chairs. Research in Higher Education, 23(3), 245-255. (UM authorization required.)

Genz, P., Levin, S., & Bishop, R. (1996). Putting it together: Developing a faculty mentoring program. Charles County Community College Report, La Plata, MD. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 400 868). (UM authorization required.)

Herr, K.U. (1994). Mentoring faculty at the department level. In M.A. Wunsch (Ed.), Mentoring revisited: Making an impact on individuals and institutions (New Directions for Teaching and Learning, no. 57) (pp. 81-90). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (UM authorization required.)

Olmstead, M. (1993). Mentoring new faculty: Advice to department chairs. Committee on the Status of Women in Physics Gazette, 13(1), 1. Retrieved November 2, 2000 from the World Wide Web:

Runnels, A., & Mpinga, D. (Feb 12-15, 1997). Mentor magic: Implementing a successful mentoring program for new chairs and deans. Walking the tightrope: The balance between innovation and leadership. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the Chair Academy. Reno, NV. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 407 018).   (UM authorization required.)

Prepared by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
University of Michigan
January 12, 2001

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