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.