Role Transition: From Faculty to Administrator (Video)
Bob Easter, President Emeritus of the University of Illinois, discusses the transition to leadership in academia.
Role Transition: Quick Tips (PDF)
Here are five quick tips to help you make the transition into a leadership role.
Role Transition: Check List (PDF)
And here’s a reminder of some essentials to consider.
Role Transition: Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
We’ve summarized key resources here.
Becoming an Authority Figure: Quick Tips (PDF)
Here are some quick tips on moving into an authority position.
Becoming an Authority Figure, and the Difference a Good Leader Makes (Video)
Bob Easter, President Emeritus of the University of Illinois, discusses the importance of establishing authority as a leader in academia.
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