SJ Recommended Reading

Scott C. Beardsley. Higher Calling: The Rise of Nontraditional Leaders in Academia.  University of Virginia Press, 2017
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, E. Gordon Gee. Leading Colleges and Universities: Lessons from Higher Education Leaders. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
Stenta, Donald A., McFadden, Cara W. (eds.). Student Leadership Development Through Recreation and Athletics: New Directions for Student Leadership. Jossey-Bass, 2015
George S. McClellan, Kritina Creger, Marianna Savoca. A Good Job: Campus Employment as a High-Impact Practice. Stylus  Publications, 2018.
Chun, Edna and Alvin Evans. The Department Chair as Transformative Diversity Leader: Building Inclusive Learning Environments in Higher Education. Sterling: Stylus Publishing, 2015.
Fried, Jane. Of Education, Fishbowls, and Rabbit Holes: Rethinking Teaching and Liberal Education for an Interconnected World. Sterling: Stylus Publishing, 2016.
Gmelch, Walter and Jeffrey Buller. Building Academic Leadership Capacity: A Guide to Best Practices. San Fransisco: Jossey-Bass, 2015.
Gaul, Gilbert M. Billion-Dollar Ball. New York: Viking; First Edition, 2015
Zakaria, Fareed. In Defense of a Liberal Education. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.

Ellen Heffernan

President - Spelman Johnson

Ellen Heffernan graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in economics and government. She joined Spelman Johnson in 1996, after a ten-year career in higher education that included positions at Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is also a national speaker and writer on topics related to recruiting and professional development in higher education and serves as faculty for several national higher education association professional development programs. Ellen also currently serves on the executive board of the National Association of Executive Recruiters.