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Leading From The Middle: Lessons Learned For New Chairs, Christopher Jochum, Jared Rawlings Mar 2019

Leading From The Middle: Lessons Learned For New Chairs, Christopher Jochum, Jared Rawlings

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

In this session, two academic chairs will share lessons learned during their first years leading a department. This session will include advice related to faculty development, managing conflicts, academic accreditation, initiating new programs, working with higher administration and time management for active teacher-scholars.


Being Comfortable With The Uncomfortable: Tips For Addressing Conflict, Christopher Jochum Mar 2019

Being Comfortable With The Uncomfortable: Tips For Addressing Conflict, Christopher Jochum

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

In this session, the topic of conversation will focus on how to effectively address conflict with both faculty, staff and students. The facilitator will offer proven-tips he’s used as a department chair, which were gleaned and/or developed in consultation with mentors, colleagues and even legal counsel.


Difficult Department Chair Conversations Ignatian Style, Janet Kupperman 5014750 Mar 2017

Difficult Department Chair Conversations Ignatian Style, Janet Kupperman 5014750

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

The session will explore different types of difficult conversations department chairs have and reasons the encounters may be considered difficult, introduce an Ignatian framework for having conversations, and give participants practice having difficult conversations from an Ignatian perspective.


Crucial Moments In The Chair Experience: A Case Study Approach, Shawn T. Wahl, Amy Aldridge Sanford, Chad Mcbride Mar 2016

Crucial Moments In The Chair Experience: A Case Study Approach, Shawn T. Wahl, Amy Aldridge Sanford, Chad Mcbride

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Department chairs are often called upon to make tough decisions (e.g., personnel, scheduling, strategic planning, curriculum, resources). Presenters of this interactive workshop will share case studies written by higher education administrators from across the nation, offer persepctives, and open it up for interaction, brainstorming and discussion for addressing difficult situations.