Higher Ed Department Chair Academy

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Higher Ed Department Chair Academy

May 19-21, 2015

Designed for new and current department chairs, school directors, deans, and associate and assistant deans. 

Meeting – Edmond, OK, University of Central Oklahoma, Center for Transformative Learning;
Lodging, May 19th & 20th - Fairfield Inn & Suites

 

Early-bird Registration Fee: $795 (includes meals and lodging) (ends 4/24/2015 at 11:59 PM) 
Regular Registration Fee:  $895 (includes meals and lodging) (ends 5/8/2015 at 11:59 PM)
 

The responsibilities associated with being the department chair at an institution of higher education require skills that are not necessarily those that scholars and professors naturally possess. The Higher Ed Department Chair Academy is designed to offer education professionals the rare opportunity to network and share best practices while experiencing a leadership curriculum designed specifically for their needs.
 

ACADEMY FEATURE:
Kent  Crookston, Ph.D., Author of Working with  Problem Faculty: A Six-Step Guide for Department Chairs

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Check in, UCO Center for Transformative Learning, Rm 117/118

1:00 p.m.                         Welcome, introductions/get acquainted – Cary Williams, ELA Director and Jim Machell, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Central Oklahoma

2:30 p.m.                         Role of the Department Chair – Jim Machell, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Central Oklahoma   

4:00 p.m.                         Meeting adjourned

5:30 p.m.                         Dinner & Conversation


Wednesday, May 20
9:00 a.m.                         Understanding Organizational Culture – Charlotte Simmons, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Mathematics and Science, University of Central Oklahoma

11:00 a.m.                       Stewarding Your Department’s Resources, Part 1: Staff - Rhonda Dean Kyncl, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Part 2: Donors & Capital - Cassie Gilman, Executive Director of Development and Outreach, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oklahoma 

12:00 p.m.                       Lunch & Conversation

1:00 p.m.                         Stewarding Your Department’s Resources, Part 1: Staff - Rhonda Dean Kyncl, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Part 2: Donors & Capital - Cassie Gilman, Executive Director of Development and Outreach, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oklahoma

4:00 p.m.                         Meeting adjourned

5:30 p.m.                         Dinner & Conversation


Thursday, May 21
9:00 a.m.                         Effective Decision-Making for Academic Leaders - Dr. R. Kent Crookston, Ph.D., Associate Director and Dean, Brigham Young University & BYU Faculty Center

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch & Conversation

1:00 p.m.                         Working With Problem Faculty - Dr. R. Kent Crookston, Associate Director and Dean, Brigham Young University & BYU Faculty Center

4:00 p.m.                         Academy Concludes

 

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For more information contact:

Cary Williams Phone: (405) 974-5561 Fax: (405) 974-3922 Email:  cwilliams56@uco.edu