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. On the day prior to the workshop, there is a pre-conference registration and an optional evening reception.
October 20-22, 2015 is hosted at the Eaglewood Resort & Spa | Hotel and Travel (PDF)
January 13-14, 2016 hosted at the Hilton Miami Airport | Hotel and Travel (PDF)
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 p.m. Pre-conference registration and networking reception
7:30 a.m. Registration and sign-in open
5 p.m. First day’s programming ends
7:30 a.m. Re-gathering
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
Critical Role of Chairs in Advancing the Academic Quality and Mission of the Institution
Diversity and Leadership
Innovation for the Future
Who Should Attend
ACE Member Institution: $1,050
Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,300
The registration fee includes breakfast and lunch for both days and materials.
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. To receive the discount, contact Connie Banks at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange payment at the discounted rate.
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