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New Academic Administrator Forum

Office of the Provost
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Sky Room, Holmes Student Center


This is the third New Academic Administrator Forum sponsored by the Office of the Provost and coordinated by the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center. The purpose of this program is to offer a brief overview of various responsibilities handled by academic administrators and support resources available on campus, and facilitate opportunities for networking among administrative colleagues. Both new and continuing department chairs, school directors and academic administrators are welcome to attend and benefit from this program. The presentations by experienced academic administrators and resource experts will provide opportunities for interactions. Participants can choose to participate in both morning and afternoon sessions or just in morning or afternoon sessions as their schedules permit.

Tentative Schedule:

Listed below is the tentative schedule for the program.

8:00 AM
Check-in and Refreshments
8:30 AM
Academic Administration: Leading for Change
Raymond Alden III, Executive Vice President and Provost
9:15 AM
Department Chairs’ Roles and Responsibilities
Kay Forest, Former Chair, Department of Sociology
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Planning for Your Department
Brigid Lusk, Chair, School of Nursing and Health Studies
11:00 AM
Preparing for Program Review and Assessment
Virginia Cassidy, Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Development
11:45 AM
Lunch (soup and sandwich buffet) in the Sky Room
1:00 PM
Promoting Collegiality in the Department
Alan Rosenbaum, Faculty Personnel Advisor and Professor, Department of Psychology
1:45 PM
Planning and Managing Budget and Resources
Joe Grush, Vice Provost for Academic Resource Planning
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Protecting Yourself and the University
Kenneth Davidson, Vice President and General Counsel Ethics Officer and Board of Trustees Parliamentarian
3:30 PM
Maintaining a Healthy Balance
Deborah Haliczer, Director, Employee Relations, HRS
4:15 PM
Closing and Program Evaluation

Registration Information:

This program is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center. Registration deadline: July 31, 2008.

Registration is closed for this program.

Last Updated: 07/10/2014