Since the first edition was published, the dynamics of higher education and faculty development have greatly changed. A Guide to Faculty Development provides an introduction and a guide to faculty development as well as new topics like working with adjuncts, diversity, multiculturalism, assessment, and different issues associated with the various types of campuses. Sponsored by The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, this revised and updated guide is essential for faculty developers and administrators newly involved as well as experienced in faculty development.
Kay J. Gillespie is professor emerita at Colorado StateUniversity and an independent higher education consultant. She hasbeen involved in faculty development for more than thirty years.She served on The Professional and Organizational DevelopmentNetwork in Higher Education (POD) Core Committee, and was presidentof the organization in 1998-99. She was lead editor of the firstedition of this title. Douglas L. Robertson is dean of undergraduate educationand professor of higher education at Florida InternationalUniversity. He has been involved in promoting innovation in U.S.higher education for more than thirty years and has over twentyyears of administrative experience in undergraduate and graduateeducation. He is chair of The Professional and OrganizationalDevelopment Network in Higher Education Publications Committee, aswell as a member of the POD Core Committee. He has authored orcoedited six books, including Making Time, Making Change:Avoiding Overload in College Teaching (New Forums Press, 2003)and Self-Directed Growth (Brunner-Routledge, 1988).