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Providing useful information for deans and department chairs

Providing useful information for deans and department chairs

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

  • Deans (Education),
  • Departmental chairmen (Universities)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMary K. Kinnick, editor.
    SeriesJossey-Bass higher and adult education series, New directions for institutional research -- no. 84, Winter 1994, New directions for institutional research -- no. 84.
    ContributionsKinnick, Mary K.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p. ;
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15519879M
    ISBN 10078799989X

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