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Register Now for October ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs Workshop

July 12, 2017

Teams Are Encouraged to Register; Receive Discount

​Department chairs, division heads, program directors and unit leaders can now register for the final ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs workshop in 2017. The two-day workshops prepare department chairs for their roles as academic leaders in their programs and institutional leaders contributing to the larger mission of their colleges or universities.

The workshop will be held Oct. 18-19 in Skokie, IL, just outside of Chicago. The program consistently reaches capacity, so reserve your space promptly. 

Participants will engage in large and small group discussions about key leadership issues amid the changing landscape of higher education and leave the workshop with practical solutions for common challenges, including: 

  • Managing conflicts over hiring, tenure review and institutional policy;
  • Developing an atmosphere that promotes student learning and success;
  • Handling institutional governance processes;
  • Exploring how departmental budgets are impacted by institutional policies; and
  • Creating a culture that embraces diversity among faculty.

Team discounts are available for multiple registrations from the same institution. After the first participant registers at full price, each additional registrant from the same institution qualifies for a $50 discount. Contact Connie Banks at to arrange for payment at the reduced rate.

For more information, please email or call 202-939-9420.

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