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A Mixed Method Study Of The Effectiveness Of Gaining Early Awareness And Readiness For Undergraduate Programs (Gear Up) Federal Incentive Program In Southern Mississippi Public Secondary Schools, David M. Maxwell 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

A Mixed Method Study Of The Effectiveness Of Gaining Early Awareness And Readiness For Undergraduate Programs (Gear Up) Federal Incentive Program In Southern Mississippi Public Secondary Schools, David M. Maxwell

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The Gaining Early Awareness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) incentive program has been in place since the late 1990s nationally. This grant, which covers a time span of six years and offers up to eighteen million dollars in federal funds, is designed to increase college readiness and decrease dropout rate among high school students. This study examines the effectiveness of this grant in southern Mississippi for the graduating class of 2014. Utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods to determine the effectiveness of this grant, this study draws some conclusions and recommendations for this incentive program.


Mindful Leadership Development: Investing In The Academy, Christy A. Crutsinger Ph.D., Angela Wilson Ph.D., Eugene Martin M.F.A., Alan Albarran Ph.D., Dawna Wilson Ph.D. 2015 Univeristy of North Texas

Mindful Leadership Development: Investing In The Academy, Christy A. Crutsinger Ph.D., Angela Wilson Ph.D., Eugene Martin M.F.A., Alan Albarran Ph.D., Dawna Wilson Ph.D.

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

While universities need leaders capable of initiating and sustaining change, few institutions provide the requisite training and development that equips academic administrators to be effective leaders. This session will highlight a comprehensive, institutional approach for leadership development that addresses the needs of current and future faculty leaders across the pipeline.
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"Trigger Warnings": Balancing Challenging Material With Overwhelming Students, Susan Gere 2015 Lesley University

"Trigger Warnings": Balancing Challenging Material With Overwhelming Students, Susan Gere

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Students with trauma histories are requesting explicit alerts called "trigger warnings" that required course material may be upsetting to them. This workshop provides a conceptual discussion of what constitutes student trauma history; a summary of a qualitative research project with faculty who teach student trauma survivors; and practical suggestions for balancing healthy classroom culture with the demands of content. Relevant for all chairpersons.


Cultivating Future Leaders: Faculty Leadership Seminar At Clermont College, Kim Jacobs-Beck 2015 Kim Jacobs-Beck

Cultivating Future Leaders: Faculty Leadership Seminar At Clermont College, Kim Jacobs-Beck

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Like many universities, ours faced the challenge of needing to cultivate future department chairs and other academic leaders. Current department chairs developed a leadership seminar, a year-long series of workshops and roundtables discussions for faculty from every department. The seminar alternates with a broader-based, informal leadership discussion series.


Building Credibility And Consensus As Newly-Tenured Or Junior Faculty Chairs, Carmen T. Skaggs, Jennifer Eimers 2015 Columbus State University

Building Credibility And Consensus As Newly-Tenured Or Junior Faculty Chairs, Carmen T. Skaggs, Jennifer Eimers

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Participants will explore the challenges that newly-tenured or junior faculty department chairs may face. Representing a small, private college and a regional comprehensive university, our panelists will offer recommendations for building credibility and consensus within the department even when there may be a gap of age and/or experience between the chair and faculty.


Preparing And Using Classroom Observations In Faculty Teaching Evaluations, Peggy A. Thelen 2015 Alma College

Preparing And Using Classroom Observations In Faculty Teaching Evaluations, Peggy A. Thelen

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Department chairs charged with evaluating faculty teaching often receive no formal observation and assessment training. This session offers suggestions for the organization, implementation, and reflection of the faculty teaching evaluation process. We will also discuss the difficulties and successes of the faculty teaching evaluation process.


Chairing Transition: Leading A Department Through A Merger, David M. Keller 2015 University of Texas at Arlington

Chairing Transition: Leading A Department Through A Merger, David M. Keller

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will focus discussion on the impact of merging pre-existing departments and/or colleges to form a new entity on Chair leadership strategies. Participants will discuss factors to be considered to ensure successful transition for the department and maximize growth in the new entity.


Inspirational Space As A Mechanism To Transform Departmental Culture, John Paxton 2015 Montana State University - Bozeman

Inspirational Space As A Mechanism To Transform Departmental Culture, John Paxton

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Montana State University’s Computer Science Department created a collaborative, informal, Japanese-themed Student Success Center. The goal of the space was to broaden participation and induce cultural change in computer science. The design philosophy behind the room now serves as a model for collaborative space at MSU.


A Learning Community For New Chairs, Lynn Stallings, Meghan Burke, Ruth A. Goldfine, Dawn L. Kirby, Monica Nandan, Sharon Pearcey, Kandice Porter, Amy Woszczynski 2015 Kennesaw State University

A Learning Community For New Chairs, Lynn Stallings, Meghan Burke, Ruth A. Goldfine, Dawn L. Kirby, Monica Nandan, Sharon Pearcey, Kandice Porter, Amy Woszczynski

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Key elements of an effective professional learning community will be discussed, including readings, peer mentoring, meeting structure, composition, and timing of topics. Presenters will discuss the challenges of their first years as chairs, particularly finding their individual leadership styles and a balance between professional and personal lives.


Leading Change While Managing Conflict In Departmental Transitions, Michelle M. Proctor, Karent Ross 2015 Madonna University

Leading Change While Managing Conflict In Departmental Transitions, Michelle M. Proctor, Karent Ross

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will explore conflict management strategies utilized while redefining a department during reaccreditation. Case examples of approaches used and results achieved will be presented in relation to existing literature. Through group activities, participants will be invited to explore and discuss the effectiveness of strategies used in each example presented.


Policy Making In The Middle: Developing And Implementing Departmental And Institutional Policies, Dr. Alzada Tipton 2015 Elmhurst College

Policy Making In The Middle: Developing And Implementing Departmental And Institutional Policies, Dr. Alzada Tipton

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

When it comes to departmental and institutional policies, department chairs frequently find themselves literally in the middle, tasked with implementing institutional policies coming from above and obligated to develop departmental policies that are needed for the department below. These policies can concern themselves with an almost unlimited range of topics, including curriculum and faculty issues, problems involving academic dishonesty and student complaints, and institutional initiatives such as cost savings and compliance directives. Department chairs can find themselves having to lead a reluctant department into implementing an institutional policy not of their own making, or they can find themselves having to ...


Mining From The Middle: Making Resources Count At Work, Dr. Carol A. Mullen 2015 Virginia Tech

Mining From The Middle: Making Resources Count At Work, Dr. Carol A. Mullen

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

As strategic middle managers, department chairs are at the nexus between their academic unit and college, and they must contend with the competing priorities of these different domains. These leaders are not only change agents but also fiscal agents tasked with budget and personnel responsibilities that can be turned into opportunities for ensuring the best return on investment, even in financially lean times.

This workshop will focus on how to capitalize on financial opportunities that extend beyond one’s operating account and other allocations. How can we maximize opportunities to support and develop faculty, students and staff, given the inevitable ...


Notice Of Non-Compliance 55-027, Abdool Aziz, Jean Cocco 2015 University of South Florida, Student Government Senate President Pro Tempore

Notice Of Non-Compliance 55-027, Abdool Aziz, Jean Cocco

Legislative Branch Publications

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Notice Of Non-Compliance 55-026, Jean Cocco, Abdool Aziz 2015 University of South Florida

Notice Of Non-Compliance 55-026, Jean Cocco, Abdool Aziz

Legislative Branch Publications

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Asrc Standards, Abdool Aziz 2015 University of South Florida, Student Government Senate President Pro Tempore

Asrc Standards, Abdool Aziz

Legislative Branch Publications

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The Final Word: Hesa, Pathway To An Authentic Life, Stacey A. Miller 2015 University of Vermont

The Final Word: Hesa, Pathway To An Authentic Life, Stacey A. Miller

The Vermont Connection

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Kenneth P. Saurman: Award In Between There And Then, And Here And Now, David Laxamana 2015 University of Vermont

Kenneth P. Saurman: Award In Between There And Then, And Here And Now, David Laxamana

The Vermont Connection

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There And Then, Kristi Lonardo Clemens 2015 University of Vermont

There And Then, Kristi Lonardo Clemens

The Vermont Connection

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Listening To Your Professional Compass: A Reflection, Jacob L. Diaz 2015 University of Vermont

Listening To Your Professional Compass: A Reflection, Jacob L. Diaz

The Vermont Connection

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Out West, Matt R. Caires 2015 University of Vermont

Out West, Matt R. Caires

The Vermont Connection

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