Facilitating a Collegial Department in Higher Education
Collegiality is a key element that department chairs value when recommending faculty members for tenure. This practical book for chairs and deans offers a reference of what to do proactively to help departments function effectively. The book is filled with the most current ideas and research of what has worked to enhance the climate, culture, and collegiality in the department, as well as the university. The book also includes case law relative to collegiality or lack of collegiality in higher education so that readers will get a helpful guide to nurturing a more collegial department and preventing toxic situations from arising or worsening.