Success of faculty and staff is one of the best ways college and university administrators say they measure their leadership effectiveness. Industry benchmarks and budgets play a role in leadership success, but Walter Gmelch, a former dean at the University of San Francisco, says it's important to build a team where faculty can shine. "My best day is when a faculty member gets a Fulbright award or a grant from the Ford Foundation. And you've got to communicate those faculty successes up to the provost and the president," Gmelch said.

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