The University of North Georgia (UNG) offers workshops and provides professional development materials for faculty who have assumed leadership roles and those who are planning to join academic leadership. We will also support leaders who wish to form book groups or communities of practice to discuss specific topics. Contact us for further information. See Events and Workshops to learn about upcoming programs.
- Faculty Awards & Ceremonies
- FERPA Tutorial at MyUNG (Registrar's Office)
- UNG Human Resources Information for Supervisors
- UNG Title IX Information
- Promotion and Tenure
- The Resource Handbook for Academic Deans (Log in required) edited by Laura L. Behling.
- Women and Leadership: Transforming Visions and Diverse Voices by Ann. F. Lucas. Over the past thirty years the number of women assuming leadership roles has grown dramatically. This original and important book identifies the challenges faced by women in positions of leadership, and discusses the intersection between theories of leadership and feminism.
- Academic Leader: The Newsletter for Academic Deans and Department Heads (Magna Campus: To access, please log in with your UNG ID and Password.)
- The Department Chair as Academic Leader by Irene W. D. Hecht. This important new work will help department chairs, faculty, and administrators understand and address the increasing complexity of relationships within higher education, as well as the growing influence of external factors.
- The Essential Academic Dean: A Practical Guide to College Leadership by Jeffrey Buller. Based on a series of workshops given by the author on college administration and management, each topic deals concisely with the most important information deans need at their fingertips when faced with a particular challenge or opportunity.
- Excellence: Can We Be Equal and Excellent Too? by John W. Gardner. Challenges readers to change the way they think about different professions, and urges Americans to take pride in the work that they do and strive for excellence in their professions regardless of whether they are plumbers or doctors.
- Evaluation of Teaching (from University of Michigan, CRLT Center for Research on Learning and Teaching)
- How Academic Leadership Works: Understanding Success and Failure in the College Presidency by Robert Birnbaum. This book reveals the complex factors that influence the real and perceived effectiveness of academic leaders. It shows that the qualities commonly thought to be indicators of good leadership are irrelevant and often counterproductive.
- The National Academy for Academic Leadership has resources and development opportunities.
- Tomorrow's Professor: Online Faculty Development 100 Times Per Year (Stanford University)