Webcast Series

Best Practices for Department Chairs

Designed for department chairs with more experience who want to know how to deal successfully with the key challenges of their position.

Date:

September 22, 2011

Location:

www.departmentchairs.org

Sponsor:

Jossey-Bass

Description

Designed for department chairs with more experience who want to know how to deal successfully with the key challenges of their position. Series Two will take chairs to a whole new level with best practices for excelling at this important role.

All sessions are 90 minutes and begin at 11:30 a.m. ET.

September 22, 2011: Best Practices in Strategic Leadership and Decision Making—Walter Gmelch, dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco

October 6, 2011: Strategies for Leading and Managing Change—Linda Cabe Halpern, dean of university studies at James Madison University

October 20, 2011: What Department Chairs Need to Know About Legal Issues and Risk Management—Barbara Lee, professor of human resource management at Rutgers University, legal counsel for Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, LLP, and coauthor of The Law of Higher Education, 4th Edition

November 3, 2011: Creating a More Collegial and Harmonious Department—Robert Cipriano, professor emeritus in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at Southern Connecticut State University

November 17, 2011: Keys to Effective and Fair Faculty Evaluation—Jeffrey Buller, dean of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University

When you sign up for all five sessions you get:

  • A complimentary subscription to The Department Chair quarterly periodical

  • 30% off ALL Jossey-Bass and Wiley books—perfect for professional development and discipline-specific resources

  • Instant subscription to the Jossey-Bass Department Chair Insider e-newsletter—a semi-monthly online publication full of quick and practical tips, useful resources, and more

  • Additional discounts and offers

     

    To register for this online series or to learn more please check out the Department Chairs website

    http://www.departmentchairs.org/

     

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