Leadership Development for Academic Administrators

Topics: Leadership and Professional Development, Faculty Affairs, Academic Affairs, Promotion and Tenure Policies

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Research Questions

  • What leadership development is available to academic administrators?
  • What resources are necessary to implement leadership development programs and which offices provide these resources?
  • How do institutions identify faculty with the potential to be an academic administrator?


This report examines resources to develop leadership skills in academic administrators. Specifically, it discusses how to identify faculty with leadership potential, how to coordinate programs between human resources and academic administration offices, and how to evaluate the results of leadership programming.