This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged decision making in educational administration pdf removed. Academic administration is a branch of university or college employees responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution and separate from the faculty or academics, although some personnel may have joint responsibilities.
Some type of separate administrative structure exists at almost all academic institutions, as fewer and fewer schools are governed by employees who are also involved in academic or scholarly work. Many senior administrators are academics who have advanced degrees and no longer teach or conduct research.
Student services such as disability services, career counselling and library staff. An administrative executive in charge of a university department or of some schools, may be termed a dean or some variation, such as dean emeritus. The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.