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Maximizing Faculty Performance, Mary Devine Mar 2019

Maximizing Faculty Performance, Mary Devine

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will explore the ways that we can support faculty to be innovative and achieve high standards of student service, and will provide you with strategies for helping faculty to stay ‘on track’ with department goals. Engaging and motivating part-time faculty will also be covered in the workshop. Connect with fellow chairs to share and be inspired by the practice of other chairs as they strive maximize faculty performance.


Department Chair As University Change Agent: A Practitioner-Researcher Leadership Model, Robbie J. Steward Ph.D. Mar 2019

Department Chair As University Change Agent: A Practitioner-Researcher Leadership Model, Robbie J. Steward Ph.D.

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This symposium describes the leadership of department chair, who assumes the position as an institutional change agent by implementing strategies associated with leadership using the practitioner-researcher model. Positive outcomes and unanticipated consequences and implications will be discussed.


Developing A Succession And Transition Plan For Chairs, Frederick S. Wood, Holley Tankersley Mar 2017

Developing A Succession And Transition Plan For Chairs, Frederick S. Wood, Holley Tankersley

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will discuss the process of developing a succession plan and making the transition to chair. The presenters will share their experience in making this transition together twice and provide participants with a checklist for planning their own transitions into and out of the position.


Just-In-Time Leadership Seminars For Chairs, Edwin Rousculp, Curt Guaglianone, Mary James, Charles Wheaton Mar 2016

Just-In-Time Leadership Seminars For Chairs, Edwin Rousculp, Curt Guaglianone, Mary James, Charles Wheaton

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Just-in-time chair seminars keyed to annual calendar of chair responsibilities provided ample opportunities for chair questions, sharing of strategies, challenges, and problem solving. Participation of chairs across disciplines and the intentional inclusion of student services administrators created opportunities for transformative dialogue and the emergence of new pathways to systemic effectiveness.


Developing Program Identity And Constituent Support Consistent With Institutional Mission, Thomas R. Webster, Traci Ledford Mar 2016

Developing Program Identity And Constituent Support Consistent With Institutional Mission, Thomas R. Webster, Traci Ledford

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

  1. Presenters will discuss best practices for building constituent and administrative support for academic programs while simultaneously developing program identity that honors the mission of the institution it represents.