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 State University and an independent higher education consultant. She has been involved in faculty development for more than thirty years. She served on The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) Core Committee, and was president of the organization in 1998-99. She was lead editor of the first edition of this title.
Douglas L. Robertson is dean of undergraduate education and professor of higher education at Florida International University. He has been involved in promoting innovation in U.S. higher education for more than thirty years and has over twenty years of administrative experience in undergraduate and graduate education. He is chair of The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education Publications Committee, as well as a member of the POD Core Committee. He has authored or coedited six books, including Making Time, Making Change: Avoiding Overload in College Teaching (New Forums Press, 2003) and Self-Directed Growth (Brunner-Routledge, 1988).