The Dean's Compass
Practical Advice for Achieving Excellence
Patricia A. Chase, Ph.D. and Others
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Taking the helm of a college or school is a monumental undertaking. As the chief executive, you're faced with countless challenges, trials and tribulations, all of which require a tremendous amount of knowledge and expertise. The Dean's Compass: Practical Advice for Achieving Excellence contains 40 chapters of advice acquired from years of personal experience that will guide you to success as dean. Penned by 56 college of pharmacy deans, associate deans, administrators and others, the Compass discusses a wide array of topics such as accreditation, admissions, budgeting, curriculum and community outreach, just to name a few. Leaders from across the country offer words of wisdom on how to get through your "rookie year" as dean, develop effective communication strategies and balance work and family life. The Dean's Compass from AACP is both a practical and inspiring resource to help you navigate through your tenure as the leader of a college or school of pharmacy. Bon Voyage!