Document Type


Publication Date

Winter 2013


In this Essay, though, I write not about the joys and burdens of service or the personal reasons why one might decide to step aside as dean. Instead, I write about the institutional factors that deans should consider as they make their decisions, time their departures, and determine how to most effectively help their institutions after announcing the decision to resign as dean.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.