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Are You Ready For A Crisis? Communication And Continuity In The Aftermath, Diana L. Ashe, Rick Olsen, Colleen A. Reilly, Matthew Tenhuisen Apr 2020

Are You Ready For A Crisis? Communication And Continuity In The Aftermath, Diana L. Ashe, Rick Olsen, Colleen A. Reilly, Matthew Tenhuisen

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Institutions of higher education face numerous crises from natural disasters to mass shootings to sexual abuse scandals. Our interactive workshop will engage participants in planning, negotiating, and recovering from a variety of institutional crises. Participants will develop concrete plans for crisis preparation and recovery, including retrospective sensemaking.


Collaborative College Leadership, Maureen E. Wilson, Dawn M. Shinew, Brian M. Campbell, Trinka E. Messenheimer, Mary M. Murray, Patrick D. Pauken, Mark A. Seals, Deborah G. Wooldridge Mar 2019

Collaborative College Leadership, Maureen E. Wilson, Dawn M. Shinew, Brian M. Campbell, Trinka E. Messenheimer, Mary M. Murray, Patrick D. Pauken, Mark A. Seals, Deborah G. Wooldridge

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

With the collaborative leadership style of a new dean, the Dean’s Executive Council (associate deans, school directors, chair) in the BGSU College of Education and Human Development transformed operations of the team and our work with college faculty. This has reenergized the college and garnered substantial faculty support and engagement.


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.


New Chair Alliance, Katherine Frank, Dan Wheeler Mar 2017

New Chair Alliance, Katherine Frank, Dan Wheeler

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Those who will soon transition into a chair position or who have been a chair for two years or less will find this workshop particularly valuable. Topics covered include transitioning to new roles and responsibilities, annual planning, everyday management, strategic planning for the future, personal development, and finding satisfaction in being a chair and making a difference. Participants will gain practical tips and tools to improve effectiveness, become familiar with essential resources, learn how to identify an administrative mentor, as well as connect and network with others at a similar career stage.


A Framework For Relevancy In Academic Departments, Ann Singleton, Michele Atkins Mar 2016

A Framework For Relevancy In Academic Departments, Ann Singleton, Michele Atkins

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Academic chairs lead the planning process for their departments. An important question for chairs becomes, “How can I develop and assess relevant goals?” This session offers participants a framework to establish a realistic understanding of how their academic departments relate to and are perceived by their outside and inside stakeholders.