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Administrative Best Practices For Engaging New Faculty, Michael G. Strawser, Russell Carpenter, Shanti Bruce, Kevin Dvorak Apr 2020

Administrative Best Practices For Engaging New Faculty, Michael G. Strawser, Russell Carpenter, Shanti Bruce, Kevin Dvorak

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Presenters and participants will discuss how Millennial faculty may a) change the higher education system; b) adapt their own internal wiring to fit higher education; and c) relate to faculty/staff of other generations. Participants will also address issues related to millennial faculty engagement and professional development, expectations of communication, and responses to campus sexual harassment.


Leadership Development Experiences Of Department Chairs At A Canadian University, Leda Stawnychko Apr 2020

Leadership Development Experiences Of Department Chairs At A Canadian University, Leda Stawnychko

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I will present the preliminary findings of a doctoral research study that explores the leadership development experiences of department chairs at a West Canadian university. The literature review, document analysis and themes emerging from semi-structured interviews with chairs of departments of diverse disciplines and sizes will also be explored.


Mentoring Faculty As Department Chair, Lynn Shollen Apr 2020

Mentoring Faculty As Department Chair, Lynn Shollen

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Mentoring is a powerful strategy for facilitating faculty and department success. Participants will engage in multiple case study analyses in teams, individual reflection followed by group processing, and interactive discussions and activities to dig into challenges that faculty encounter at different career stages and strategies Chairs can leverage to mentor those faculty, as well as disengaged or disgruntled faculty.


Onboard, Don’T Orient, New Faculty, Jacqueline Kress Apr 2020

Onboard, Don’T Orient, New Faculty, Jacqueline Kress

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Each year 50,000 highly educated, accomplished people with no preparation for most of the tasks that comprise college faculty work will be hired. Typical orientation programs do not meet their needs to provide useful, timely information and skill-building. Onboarding programs are more effective, and the benefits go beyond the faculty.


Adjunct Faculty Training, Monitoring And Evaluation At The Department Level, John Griffith Mar 2018

Adjunct Faculty Training, Monitoring And Evaluation At The Department Level, John Griffith

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Improve the learning experience for students by improving performance of adjunct faculty. Learn the strategies and tools used by an award winning university to support adjunct faculty by:

- Effective selection and faculty development

- Departmental support at the course level

- Providing effective mentoring and feedback


The Changing Role Of The Department Chair, Dean Ann Tate, Kim Delauro Dr., Dawn Eaton Dr. Mar 2018

The Changing Role Of The Department Chair, Dean Ann Tate, Kim Delauro Dr., Dawn Eaton Dr.

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

At San Jacinto College, the department chair role has changed significantly from the traditional model. Expanded to a twelve-month position, chairs commit to coaching faculty, engaging in strategic initiatives, and other special projects designed to improve student success. Benefits of enhanced supervision, strategic planning, and innovative projects will be discussed.


A Comprehensive, Tailored Approach To New Faculty Mentoring, Kathryn L. Hope Mar 2016

A Comprehensive, Tailored Approach To New Faculty Mentoring, Kathryn L. Hope

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

The presenters will discuss the best practices in the development of a comprehensive mentoring plan for new faculty that address teaching, service, research, and practice. A case study and discussion will address how to develop and tailor a mentoring plan according to faculty role, rank, education, and experience.


Turning The Titanic: Reshaping Departmental Culture As A New Chair, Catherine S. Webster Mar 2016

Turning The Titanic: Reshaping Departmental Culture As A New Chair, Catherine S. Webster

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Although Chairs may possess great latitude in their departmental leadership, changing the culture of a department requires effort and planning. This session will discuss how a new chair increased transparency, initiated faculty development opportunities, and led by example to expand shared governance and increase faculty morale.


Case Studies In Mentoring Community College Faculty, Markus Pomper, Kathy Arcangeli, Jala Daniel Mar 2016

Case Studies In Mentoring Community College Faculty, Markus Pomper, Kathy Arcangeli, Jala Daniel

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This interactive session explores ways in which an academic division at a community college developed a program of faculty development and evaluation. We will discuss teaching evaluations for faculty, mentoring in preparation for tenure, and the support system provided to mentors.


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

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

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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.