Resources for Department Chairs
This guide was designed to serve department chairs seeking resources and aid them in the unique challenge of balancing administrative and academic responsibilities.
If you have suggestions for items to be included in this guide, please contact Charlotte Myers, Reference & Instruction Librarian, or Laurel Willingham-McLain, Director, Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, Center for Teaching Excellence.
Other University Resources
A collection of practical resources for department chairs on mentoring, department climate, and faculty retention.
A collection of resources devoted to many responsibilities of department chairs, including budgeting, legal issues, recruitment, mentoring, and retention.
Academic Year 2013/2014: Building Strong Departments
A Conversation with Provost Austin
Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 10 - 11:30 am - 108 Canevin Hall
Facilitator: Dr. Timothy Austin, Provost and Academic Vice President
New Department Chairs Workshop Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 11:30-2:15 pm 311 Administration Building
Facilitators: Alexandra Gregory, Associate Provost/AAVP Academic Affairs; Jeffrey Miller, Associate Provost/AAVP Administration; Jaime Muñoz, Occupational Therapy Department Chair; Maureen O'Brien, Theology Department Chair
|11:30 am - 12:15 pm||Lunch with Provost Austin|
|12:15 - 1:15||Becoming a Successful Department Chair: A conversation with Dr. Jaime Munoz and Dr. Maureen O'Brien|
|1:15 - 2:15||Budget Nuts and Bolts with Dr. Jeff Miller|
The following document was compiled by Dr. Maureen O’Brien and used for the New Department Chairs Workshop in August: