Search committees have a list of six to 10 usual questions they ask every candidate interviewing to be a department chair or dean. There is the icebreaker question ("What attracts you about joining us here at Prairie Home University?"), the leadership question ("How do you deal with conflict?"), and the fund-raising question ("What is the largest private gift you have asked for and received?").
But of all the questions asked and answered, the one that has proved to be the most complex is the diversity question. READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE