Keyword: university

Being Dean of a Professional School

Being the dean of a professional school in a university can be an exciting yet challenging career move. Some thoughts on why these jobs are difficult and some tips are offered from experience. (full article)

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Launching New Universities in Emerging Economies

In emerging economies where many new universities are being developed, launch-critical aspects are under-recognized in the planning stages. New universities that are successfully launched and are sustainable have common characteristics right from the time that serious planning begins: a) clarity of vision and purpose, b) good governance, c) sound understanding of the market, d) early hiring of an experienced academic leader, e) a detailed faculty recruitment plan, f) academic policies in place before students matriculate and g) a formal (if) transitional organizational structure. (full article)

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