Peter Seldin is Distinguished Professor of Management Emeritus at Pace University in: Pleasantville, New York. A Behavioral Scientist, educator, author, and specialist in evaluation and development of faculty and administrative performance, he has been a consultant on higher education issues to more than 350 colleges and universities throughout the United States and in 45 countries around the world. A well-known speaker at national and international conferences, Dr. Seldin regularly serves as a faculty leader in programs offered by the American Council on Education and AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and is codirector of the annual International Conference on Improving University Teaching. His well-received books include: The Teaching Portfolio, third edition (Anker, 2004) The Administrative Portfolio, with Mary Lou Higgerson (Anker, 2002) Changing Practices in Evaluating Teaching, with associates (Anker, 1999) The Teaching Portfolio, second edition (Anker, 1997) Improving College Teaching, with associates (Anker, 1995) Successful Use of Teaching Portfolios, with associates (Anker, 1993) The Teaching Portfolio (Anker 1991) How Administrators Can Improve Teaching, with associates (Jossey-Bass, 1990) Evaluating and Developing Administrative Performance (Jossey-Bass, 1988) Coping with Faculty Stress, with associates (Jossey-Bass, 1987) Changing Practices in Faculty Evaluation (Jossey-Bass, 1984) Successful Faculty Evaluation Programs (Coventry Press. 1980) Teaching Professors to Teach (Blythe-Pennington, 1977) How Colleges Evaluate Professors (Blythe-Pennington, 1975) He has contributed numerous articles on the teaching profession student ratings, education practice, and academic culture to such publications as The New York times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Change magazine. Among recent honors, he was named by the World Bank as a visiting scholar to Indonesia, In addition, he was elected a fellow of the College of Preceptors in London, England. This special honor is given to a small number of faculty and administrators who are judged to have made an "outstanding contribution to higher education on the internal level." For his contributions to the scholarship of teaching, he has received honorary degrees from Keystone College (Pennsylvania) and Columbia College (South Carolina).