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 2012/2013: Building Strong Departments
A Budget Management Conversation Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10-11 am - 203 Union
Facilitator: Jeff Miller, Associate Provost for Administration
The discussion will include the nuts and bolts, how to's, and very practical hands on budget management. Also, department chairs can share their successes and challenges in dealing with academic budget issues.
New Department Chairs Workshop Monday, August 27, 2012, 2-4 pm - 311 Administration Building
Facilitators: Alexandra Gregory, Associate Provost/AAVP Academic Affairs; Holly Mayer, History Department Chair; Jeffrey Miller, Associate Provost/AAVP Administration; Jaime Muñoz, Occupational Therapy Department Chair
The agenda for this workshop will include introductions, a conversation on the role of department chairs, and budget issues and financial management.
Panel Discussion with Associate Provosts Monday, September 24, 2-3:30 pm - 203 Union
Facilitators: Associate Provosts/AAVPs Paul-James Cukanna, Alexandra Gregory, Jeffrey Miller, and Alan Seadler
This workshop will provide an opportunity for conversation with Associate Provosts on the topics of academic affairs, administration, enrollment management and research.