The contributors to this book academic leaders from diverse sectors of the academy tell their stories about leading in place, and each contributes a useful lesson. The book′s final chapter integrates these lessons into an agenda for what higher education must do to create conditions under which leadership in place is the norm rather than the exception.
- Why We Need Leadership in Place
- Legacies of Leadership in Place
- (Leading?) From the Core
- Adaptive Leadership and Transformative Learning: A Case Study of Leading by Part–time Faculty
- Creative Redesign for Change
- Leadership Stymied
- Sharing Leadership in an Academic Health Center School of Nursing
- Following the Leader and Leading the Followers
- Leadership Is Action: Learning to Lead in Place
- Leadership as Place
1. Why We Need Leadership in Place (Jon F. Wergin).
2. Legacies of Leadership in Place (Susanne Morgan).
3. (Leading?) From the Core ("Professor X").
4. Adaptive Leadership and Transformative Learning: A Case Study of Leading by Part–time Faculty (Shelley A. Chapman, Linda M. Randall).
5. Creative Redesign for Change (Mark Hower, Shana Hormann).
6. Leadership Stymied (Victoria Hardy).
7. Sharing Leadership in an Academic Health Center School of Nursing (Carol A. Reineck).
8. Following the Leader and Leading the Followers (Joseph Barwick).
9. Leadership Is Action: Learning to Lead in Place (Willis M. Watt).
10. Leadership as Place (Ellen Russell Beatty Robert Page).
11. Conclusion (Jon F. Wergin).
Dr. Wergin is past Divisional vice president of the American Educational Research Association (Division I, Education in the Professions), and has served as chief evaluator of two national centers for research in higher education. In 2003, he completed work on a project funded by the Pew Chartable Trusts aimed at integrating efforts to assess student learning by the eight regional accrediting associations. He is a member of the National Academy for Higher Education Leadership, and has consulted with scores of national associations, accrediting bodies, and colleges and universities on issues related to evaluation and change in higher education.