Four Leadership Practices for Current or Aspiring Deans

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Four Leadership Practices for Current or Aspiring Deans

November 2, 2016 - 1:00 to 2:30 pm EDT

Gain the skills you need to address and mitigate common challenges that you will face as a dean.


Prepare for deanship by learning leadership best practices for common challenges faced by deans, including:

Low Faculty Morale
Underperforming Faculty
Conflict and Communication
Included in your registration are a number of resources to help you as you enter your deanship or improve your leadership skills.

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Managing Underperforming Faculty

September 26-28, 2016

Mismanaging underperforming faculty could impact departmental morale, production, and reputation.
Prepare yourself as an academic chair by getting an in-depth view of how to support and manage faculty who do not meet performance expectations. During this event, you will learn how to:

  • Develop and use performance metrics for your faculty evaluation
  • Set clear performance expectations for your faculty
  • Differentiate between types of performance problems and their causes
  • Determine the best strategy for mitigating faculty performance issues

After participating in this conference, you will be able to determine the problems your faculty face, implement interventions to mitigate issues, and avoid management pitfalls. 100% of attendees have told us that they will personally use the information from this conference in their future work.

"Managing Underperforming Faculty identified issues, gave real-world scenarios, and described workable solutions. Great job!"
- Andrew Vines, Department Chair, San Jacinto College

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2016 AAUP Shared Governance Conference and Workshops

Dear Colleague,

The 2016 AAUP Shared Governance Conference and Workshops will be September 30–October 2 in Washington, DC.

Faculty and administrators involved in shared governance will not want to miss this conference focused on best practices and current issues in college and university governance.

The conference will include paper presentations, roundtables, and training workshops for current and future governance leaders.

Workshops will cover the recent AAUP report on Title IX, as well as presidential searches, faculty involvement in budgeting, and the importance of faculty handbooks.

Professor Risa Lieberwitz of Cornell University, who serves as the AAUP's general counsel, will deliver the Neil Rappaport Lecture on the topic of shared governance and the National Labor Relations Board’s Pacific Lutheran decision.

Early, reduced-rate registration for the conference ends August 19. Don't miss out! Register today: https://www.aaup.org/2016-governance-conference

 


September 26-28, 2016

Mismanaging underperforming faculty could impact departmental morale, production, and reputation.
Prepare yourself as an academic chair by getting an in-depth view of how to support and manage faculty who do not meet performance expectations. During this event, you will learn how to:

Develop and use performance metrics for your faculty evaluation
Set clear performance expectations for your faculty
Differentiate between types of performance problems and their causes
Determine the best strategy for mitigating faculty performance issues
After participating in this conference, you will be able to determine the problems your faculty face, implement interventions to mitigate issues, and avoid management pitfalls. 100% of attendees have told us that they will personally use the information from this conference in their future work.

"Managing Underperforming Faculty identified issues, gave real-world scenarios, and described workable solutions. Great job!"
- Andrew Vines, Department Chair, San Jacinto College

Please follow the link to gain more information about this workshop for chairs and academic administrators:

Faculty Leadership Training & Development


Morehouse College is committed to the development of faculty for leadership positions at the College and in the academy. Faculty are encouraged to develop leadership skills to enhance their capacities to lead in the classroom, department, division, and at the institution. Further, as Morehouse develops student servant-leaders, faculty are expected to model and develop servant-leadership through civic engagement and service-learning.

Opportunities for faculty Leadership Training and Development are included here:

Next Stages, Next Steps Career Workshop

Registration is now open for the inaugural Next Stages, Next Steps career workshop hosted by HERS and Academic Search on October 27-29 in Manchester, NH. Working with consultants from Academic Search and HERS Alumnae currently serving in executive and senior roles, participants will explore how to identify the right positions, prepare materials for search processes, and develop a network of supporters needed to succeed. 
The program invites women exploring deanships, associate vice president/provost roles, and comparable positions in all administrative areas. As part of our HERS Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) Program, we will also have additional resources for women interested in STEM academic leadership. For program details, participant expectations, hotel information and a tentative schedule, please CLICK HERE

ACE2017, the American Council on Education's 99th Annual Meeting

ACE2017, the American Council on Education's 99th Annual Meeting, is the country's most distinguished higher education event, convening nearly 2,000 leaders, from deans to presidents, representing all institutional types. Join us March 11-14 in Washington, DC to network with top leaders across all higher education sectors, generate fresh perspectives for practical solutions, and bring data-driven insights back to your campus.

Receive cutting-edge information about critical topics in higher education through plenary sessions focused on the themes of higher education leadership, equity and social justice, leadership in a changing world, and innovation. Additional sessions will unpack the political, policy, and practical issues impacting the decisions you make every day. This spring will be a particularly exciting time to join us in Washington for an informed look at the future of higher education, shortly after a new president is sworn into office and a new Congress convenes.