Recommended Reading for Deans of Theological Schools
It is not uncommon that those who step up to the office of dean at theological schools enter a realm that is daunting and unfamiliar: academic administration and leadership. More often than not, theological school deans previously enjoyed the relatively pastoral life of scholar and academic. Now, they have to GET THINGS DONE! That means engaging in professional development in a whole new field. Below is a selected list of “starter” books for the dean’s new library. For new deans who wonder how to get a handle on the job, this is a good place to start.
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- TMI: Over-sharing is NOT Caring - Classroom discussions are never to be used as therapy – by student or by teacher. While I believe teaching and learning has the capacity to summon the elements of healing, […]
- “When Less is More”: Using What You’ve Got to Deal with Trauma - Trauma is like a mirror that we don’t want to look into. It captures us at our worst angles. It accentuates what we want minimized and overlooks what we wish […]