Additional Resources

Books

Nancy R Axelrod. Chief Executive Succession Planning: The Board’s Role in Securing Your Organization’s Future. www.boardsource.org

Margo Baptista. Helping the Grant MacEwan College Board of Governors Acquire and Transfer Knowledge About Presidential Search. http://roam.macewan.ca/islandora/object/gm%3A296

Jean A. Dowdall. Searching for Higher Education Leadership: Advice for Candidates and Search Committees. https://www.amazon.ca/Searching-Higher-Education-Leadership-Candidates/dp/1607095661

Joseph S. Johnston, Jr. and James P. Ferrare. A Complete Guide to Presidential Search for Universities and Colleges. Association of Governing Boards: http://agb.org/store/complete-guide-presidential-search-universities-and-colleges

Charles B. Neff and Barbara Leondar. Presidential Search: A Guide to the Process of Selecting and Appointing College and University Presidents.

Ross H. Paul. Leadership under Fire: The Challenging Role of the Canadian University President. http://www.mqup.ca/leadership-under-fire--second-edition-products-9780773545311.php

Patrick H. Sanaghan, Larry Goldstein, and Kathleen D. Gaval. Presidential transitions: It’s not just the position, it’s the transition. https://www.amazon.ca/Presidential-Transitions-Just-Position-Transition/dp/1607095696

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, E. Grady Bogue, Presidencies Derailed: Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It. https://www.amazon.ca/Presidencies-Derailed-University-Leaders-Prevent/dp/1421410249

William A. Weary. Essentials of Presidential Search. (Booklet – series Board Basics). http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED428593

Articles

Role of the President

KBRS, “Leadership in Academia: What is Leadership?”: http://www.kbrs.ca/insights/leadership- academia-onboarding and leadership in academia http://www.kbrs.ca/insights/leadership- academia-what-leadership

Academic Impressions, “Presidential Dialogues: Lessons on Effecting Change”: https://www.academicimpressions.com/news/presidential-dialogues-lessons-effecting-change

 

Presidential Searches

Leo Charbonneau, “Thinking inside the box on university presidential appointments”: http://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/margin-notes/thinking-inside-the- box-on-university-presidential-appointments/

Leo Charbonneau, “The (continued) revolving door at the top of Canada’s universities”: http://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/margin-notes/the-continued-revolving-door-at-the-top-of-canadas-universities/

Patrick Monahan, “A better way for selecting effective university leaders”: http://www.universityaffairs.ca/features/feature-article/a-better-way-for-selecting-effective- university-leaders/

 

Obstacles and Success Factors for Presidencies

Ross H. Paul, “The alarming rise of failed university presidencies”: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20160330192923452&query=ross%2Bpaul

Julie Cafley, “Why have so many Canadian university presidencies

failed?”: http://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/in-my-opinion/why-have-so-many-canadian- university-presidencies-failed/ [See also Julie Cafley’s thesis on which this article is based at: https://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/bitstream/10393/32385/1/Cafley_Julie_2015_thesis.pdf]

 Julie Cafley has just published an article in University World News called, “Leadership in Turbulent Times”: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20160504140424179

David H. Turpin, “Canadian University Presidents Project”. Presentation to AUCC members meeting, April 2012”: http://fliphtml5.com/kycl/qpcp

David Marshall, “Canadian University Presidential Onboarding”. Presentation to the PEACU (President Executive Assistants at Canadian Universities) Conference, April 27, 2016.