ACE to Lead Webinars on Improving Student Retention, Addressing Staff Burnout January 06, 2023 Section 1 ContentACE will kick off 2023 with two webinars on critical challenges facing campuses: improving student retention and addressing faculty and staff burnout. The Improving Student Retention Through Faculty Development webinar will explore how faculty development can support student engagement and retention. In the Faculty and Staff Burnout: What To Do About It, Part Two webinar, a panel of experts will discuss key questions regarding burnout and strategies to address burnout. There is still time to sign up for both complimentary webinars.Developed in collaboration with the Association of College and University Educators, the Improving Student Retention webinar will examine the relationship between faculty development and student retention. The webinar, which will be held January 13 at 2:00 p.m. ET, will detail best practices for incorporating strategies in faculty development programs to aid students with achieving completion.Kim Lee, ACE's director of community engagement, will moderate the webinar. The webinar's panelists will include: Derrick Anderson, senior vice president, learning and engagement, ACEPenny MacCormack, chief academic officer, Association of College and University Educators Michael Pullin, dean for academic initiatives, Queensborough Community CollegeLori Werth, provost, University of PikevilleAfter more than 500 participants attended the initial Faculty and Staff Burnout webinar, experts will do a deeper dive on the initial conversation on January 18 at 12:00 p.m. ET. The panel of experts will discuss key topics, such as what an equity-minded or equity-focused lens looks like when addressing burnout; how power and positionality play a role in targeting burnout; and strategies that can be used to help leaders identify burnout. Part one, which offered an introduction on ways to assess, cope, and mitigate burnout, can be viewed here.Hollie M. Chessman, director of research and practice at ACE, will moderate the webinar. The webinar's panelists will include: Zainab Okolo, strategy officer, Lumina Foundation Margaret W. Sallee, associate professor of higher education, University at BuffaloRob Shomaker, senior vice president, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)The webinars are free, but registration is required. Register for Improving Student Retention Through Faculty Development here and Faculty and Staff Burnout: What To Do About It here. Section 2 Content Section 3 Content Section 4 Content Section 5 Content Section 6 Content Button Content Rail Content 1Improving Student Retention Through Faculty Development January 13, 20232:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET Register Now Faculty and Staff Burnout: What To Do About It, Part TwoJanuary 18, 202312:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. ET Register Now Rail Content 2 Rail Content 3 Related News August 14, 2023 Applications are open for the 2024-25 cohort of the ACE Fellows Program, the nation’s premier higher education leadership development program that has served more than 2,500 higher education leaders over more than 50 years. Read More News August 14, 2023 Applications Open for 2024-25 Cohort of ACE Fellows Program Workshop August 10 to 11, 2023 This two-day, in-person event featured a workshop, site visits with community partners, and a panel discussion on community-engaged teaching and scholarship to prepare for the Carnegie Elective Classification application. 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