The Leadership Academy: A New Approach for Changing Times in Communication Sciences and Disorders Programs Challenges facing academic programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders include dwindling resources and increased pressure to maintain faculty members and grow program enrollments. This article presents a model of a leadership academy established in a College of Health Professions for faculty and staff. The academy emphasizes an adaptive approach designed ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2010
The Leadership Academy: A New Approach for Changing Times in Communication Sciences and Disorders Programs
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  • Rosalind Scudder
    Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
  • Trisha Self
    Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
  • Peter A. Cohen
    Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
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Article   |   June 01, 2010
The Leadership Academy: A New Approach for Changing Times in Communication Sciences and Disorders Programs
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, June 2010, Vol. 13, 32-37. doi:10.1044/ihe13.1.32
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, June 2010, Vol. 13, 32-37. doi:10.1044/ihe13.1.32

Challenges facing academic programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders include dwindling resources and increased pressure to maintain faculty members and grow program enrollments. This article presents a model of a leadership academy established in a College of Health Professions for faculty and staff. The academy emphasizes an adaptive approach designed to change the culture of the academy and to provide a changing view of leadership as an activity, not a position of authority. A Fellow of the academy describes her experiences and changing views of leadership.

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