chapter  16
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Academic development and senior management

WithSALLY BROWN, SHÂN WAREING

This chapter reviews the management issues associated with overseeing academic development units and ensuring they help to deliver the institution’s strategic priorities; considers why academic developers in particular can make effective and useful senior managers; explores what kinds of activities academic developers can undertake that support their senior managers in making educational changes; and offers advice to academic developers about moving to more senior roles and to new PVCs on how to manage their first months in post.