First, why become a dean? This is the million-dollar question. It is a critically important question to ask yourself. To adequately answer that question, you must ask some related ones: What are the rewards and challenges of deaning? When is the right time--professionally and personally--for me to be a dean? These are as much personal as professional queries.
Seattle University Law Review, Selected Commentary, 31 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 813 (2008).