This 2-day workshop focuses on the chair not only as a unit leader but also as an academic leader in service to the institution and its mission.
The workshop, scheduled for July 29-30, 2015 is hosted at the Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, DC. Please review our Hotel and Travel (PDF) document for information on reserving your room and travel tips. Registration includes breakfast and lunch both days. Payment is due 2 weeks prior to the workshop.
Team discounts are available for multiple registrations from the same institution. To receive the $50 discount on multiple registrations from a single institution: When completing the registration form, please select purchase order or check as your payment option, and contact Connie Banks at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for payment at the discounted rate. At that time, payment options need not be restricted to purchase order or check.
Description and Components
Academy participants will engage in case studies, table-top discussions, problem-solving exercises, role play exercises, and simulations on key leadership issues, department success, and contribution to the larger mission of the institution.
5:00 p.m. Pre-conference registration and networking reception
7:30 a.m. Registration and sign-in open
5:00 p.m. First day’s programming ends
7:30 a.m. Regathering
4:30 p.m. Workshop ends
- Welcome and Setting the Stage
- What Does a Department Chair Do?
- Budgeting and Financial Management
- Department Chair Leadership in an Institutional Governance Structure
- Conflict Management
- Critical Role of Chairs in Advancing the Academic Quality and Mission of the Institution
- Diversity and Leadership
- Innovation for the Future
Who Should Attend
- Department chairs
- Division heads
- Program directors
- Unit leaders
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