Excellence in Higher Education Edition 8

Workbook and Scoring Instructions

March 2016
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  • Publisher
    Stylus Publishing
  • Published
    23rd March 2016
  • ISBN 9781620364000
  • Language English
  • Pages 144 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"
April 2016
More details
  • Publisher
    Stylus Publishing
  • Published
    18th April 2016
  • ISBN 9781620364024
  • Language English
  • Pages 144 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"

This Workbook accompanies 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. It is generously illustrated with PowerPoint presentations for use in facilitating workshops and 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.

The eighth edition of Excellence in Higher Education updates and extends the classic EHE series, including 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. Click here for more information on the Guide.

The eighth edition series also includes Facilitator’s Material only by download).

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The Evaluation and Scoring Process

Rating Forms and Guides
Form A. Percentage Rating Guide

Form B. 2.0 Strategic Planning Rating Form

Form C. 3.0 Beneficiaries and Constituencies Rating Form

Form D. 1.0 Leadership Rating Form

Form E. 4.0 Programs and Services Rating Form

Form F. 5.0 Faculty/Staff and Workplace Rating Form

Form G. 6.0 Metrics, Assessment, and Analysis Rating Form

Form H. 7.0 Outcomes and Achievements

Form I. Summary Rating Chart

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.