2012 Department and Division Chair Workshops

Promoting Institutional Effectiveness through Collaboration

​April 12 - 14, 2012 · Omni Severin Hotel · Indianapolis, IN
May 15 - 17, 2012 · Providence Biltmore · Providence, RI
May 22 - 24, 2012 · Francis Marion Hotel · Charleston, SC
June 5 - 7, 2012 · The Benson Hotel · Portland, OR

Chairs are called on to lead the members of their own department or division, to advocate on behalf of the department or division to senior administrators, and to explain decisions reached outside the department or division level to their colleagues. While many of a chair’s daily responsibilities are primarily on the departmental or divisional level, others including recommending personnel actions, leading changes in the curriculum, assessing student learning outcomes, managing a budget, and functioning as counselors and mentors to colleagues—may affect decisions beyond the department or division. (Read more.)​​