Leadership of Higher Education Assessment provides a comprehensive treatment of leadership theories and helps practitioners integrate this knowledge into their assessment work. Synthesizing leadership theories into manageable concepts relevant to the college and university context, this useful guide supports assessment leaders in addressing complex institutional situations and developing their own unique philosophy of assessment and leadership style. In the face of ongoing challenges such as data accessibility, data security concerns, a shifting accreditation environment, complex politics, and lack of available resources, this book is a critical guide for assessment leaders who want to take command of their practice.

chapter 1|38 pages

Assessment Leadership

Its Contexts and Challenges

chapter 2|35 pages

Theories of Information Behavior

How Individuals Decide to Process and Use Information

chapter 3|31 pages

Trait and Behavioral Leadership Theories

chapter 7|30 pages

Emerging Leadership Theories

Assessment as Complexity and Chaos