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The Application Of Basic Communication Skills To Higher Education Administration, Kelly Rocca Delgaizo, Ann Bainbridge Frymier, Timothy P. Mottet Jan 2013

The Application Of Basic Communication Skills To Higher Education Administration, Kelly Rocca Delgaizo, Ann Bainbridge Frymier, Timothy P. Mottet

Journal of the Association for Communication Administration

Communication skills are a core requirement for administrators in higher education. Evidence for this proposition can be found in the job announcements for administrators and in the conferences they attend. The Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences’ (CCAS) annual conference is a place for deans and other administrators from around the country to gather to work on becoming better at “deaning.” For the past few years, a pre-conference workshop titled “Conflict Management for Deans,” has been offered, and serves as a perfect example of the importance of our discipline to higher education administration. In a quick review of the …