BOOKS FOR TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND POLICYMAKERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Excellence in Higher Education Guide & Facilitator’s Materials Set Edition 8

Hardback
April 2016
9781620363997
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  • Publisher
    Stylus Publishing
  • Published
    18th April 2016
  • ISBN 9781620363997
  • Language English
  • Pages 180 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"
  • Images 17 illus
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This bundle consists of the Guide (print version) and the Facilitator’s Materials (e-book).

The new (eighth) edition of the Excellence in Higher Education Guide: A Framework for the Design, Assessment and Continuous Improvement of Institutions, Departments and Programs updates and extends the classic EHE series. This edition includes a broad and integrated approach to design, assessment, planning, and improvement of colleges and universities of all types, as well as individual academic, student affairs, administrative and services units. The framework included in the Guide is adaptable to institutions and units with any mission, and is consistent with the current directions within regional and programmatic accreditation.

Based on the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award framework, this bestseller is the definitive tool for college and university administrators. The flexibility of the EHE model makes it appropriate for use with administrative or academic departments, with administrative or faculty councils or senate, and with programs, centers, or institutes. Moreover, the framework can be used by an entire college or university or with a particular department, division or campus.

The EHE program includes everything you need to conduct a self-assessment workshop. The Guide provides facilitators with a solid understanding of the EHE model, providing detailed guidance in each of the seven areas:

• Leadership
• Purposes and Plans
• Beneficiary and Constituency Relationships
• Programs and Services
• Faculty/Staff and Workplace
• Metrics, Assessment and Analysis
• Outcomes and Achievements

Facilitators will find the materials for download very useful leading an EHE program. These materials will also make it possible to customize the EHE materials and adapt exercises to the needs of particular organizations.

In addition, eighth edition series also includes a Workbook and Instructions (available in print and electronic format). The Workbook is generously illustrated with PowerPoint presentations for use in facilitating workshops. It includes additional background on the each of the EHE categories and structured exercises that can be used by individuals or a group context to support the assessment and planning process within a particular program, department or institutions. The scoring guidelines will help you interpret results and gauge your institution's performance.

Brent D. Ruben

Brent D. Ruben is a distinguished professor, and executive director of the Center for Organizational Development and Leadership at Rutgers University. He is also a member of the faculties of the Rutgers Ph.D. Program in Higher Education and the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine. Brent’s academic interests include human communication, organizational leadership, planning, assessment, and change.

He is author of numerous publications including Excellence in Higher Education Guide, What Leaders Need to Know and Do, and Communication and Human Behavior (with L. Stewart). Brent was a founder of the Rutgers School of Communication and Information, and served as a department chair and graduate program director. He is Rutgers liaison to the CIC leadership programs and he serves as an adviser to colleges and universities nationally and internationally.

Ruben was recently named Inaugural Winner of Baldrige Foundation Award for Leadership Excellence, for his development of the Excellence in Higher Education assessment and planning framework. Named after U.S. secretary of commerce Malcolm Baldrige, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award program was established by the U.S. Congress in 1987 to promote U.S. corporate effectiveness. The model provides an organizational assessment process that combines scholarly concepts of organizational theory and behavior with successful organizational and leadership practices. Read the press release here.