Workshops Share Share this page on Twitter Share this page on Facebook Share this page on LinkedIn Print this page Email this page Page ContentWorkshop for New Chief Academic Officers (Sponsored by Jenzabar) Saturday, November 7 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:00–8:05 a.m. Welcome Kathy Whatley, Vice President for Annual Programs, CIC 8:05–8:45 a.m. Introductions, New CAO Workshop Coordinators Jonathan D. Green, Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Illinois Wesleyan University Lily D. McNair, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Wagner College Caroline J. Simon, Provost and Executive Vice President, Whitworth University 8:45–10:00 a.m. Developing Professional Relationships to Meet New Expectations Cynthia Zane, President, Hilbert College Moderator: Lily D. McNair 10:00–10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break 10:15 a.m.–Noon Case Studies Moderator: Jonathan D. Green Dominic A. Aquila, Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of St. Thomas (TX) Allen Bedford, Dean of Academics and Faculty, Bryn Athyn College William C. Deeds, Provost, Morningside College Susan S. Hasseler, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Augustana University (SD) Leanne M. Neilson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California Lutheran University John Swallow, Provost, Sewanee: The University of the South 12:15–1:15 p.m. Lunch 1:15–1:30 p.m. How CIC Supports CAOs Richard Ekman, President, CIC 1:30–3:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussions Moderator: Caroline J. Simon Accreditation Michael B. Brown, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, North Carolina Wesleyan College Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness Darin Fields, Vice President for Academic Affairs, The University of Findlay Crisis and Risk Management on Campus Sherry Fraser, Provost, Concordia College (NY) Faculty Governance and Faculty Leadership Chad Berry, Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty, Berea College Student Retention and Success Dean Pribbenow, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Edgewood College Working with the Chief Advancement Officer Michael Selmon, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Alma College Working with the Chief Financial Officer Kerry Dwayne Fulcher, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Point Loma Nazarene University 3:00–3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break 3:15–3:50 p.m. Panel: Group Questions and Answers Jonathan D. Green, Lily D. McNair, and Caroline J. Simon 3:50–4:00 p.m. Reflection: What Will I Take Back to Campus? Moderator: Lily D. McNair 4:00–4:30 p.m. Mentors Meet New CAOs Mentor Coordinators: Kim Mooney, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Franklin Pierce University Joseph Ritter, Chief Academic Officer, Principia College (IL) Mentors: Donna B. Aronson, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Michael B. Brown, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, North Carolina Wesleyan College John M. Burney, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Doane College Elizabeth Domholdt, Vice President for Academic Affairs, The College of St. Scholastica Darin Fields, Vice President for Academic Affairs, The University of Findlay Robert Graham, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Grove City College Karen Kaivola, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Augsburg College (MN) Valerie Lehr, Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs, St. Lawrence University Lizbeth Martin, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Holy Names University Kathryn Morris, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Butler University Leanne M. Neilson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California Lutheran University Catharine E. O’Connell, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Mary Baldwin College Tracy S. Parkinson, Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Coker College Perry Rettig, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Piedmont College Marci Sortor, Provost and Dean of the College, St. Olaf College Stephen D. Stahl, Provost, Baldwin Wallace University Alan Woolfolk, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Flagler College Andrew Workman, Provost and Senior Vice President, Roger Williams University 4:30 p.m. Workshop for New CAOs Adjourns Workshop for CAOs in Their Third or Fourth Year of Service Saturday, November 7 Coordinators:Debbie Mauldin Cottrell, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Texas Lutheran UniversityCharlie T. McCormick, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Schreiner University 7:30–8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 7:50–8:00 a.m. Welcome Christoph Kunkel, Chief of Staff and Vice President for Operations, CIC 8:00–8:45 a.m. Framing the Day and Introductions Debbie Cottrell and Charlie McCormick 8:45–10:00 a.m. Reflecting on the Moment Charlie McCormick Discussion Facilitators: Kristine M. Bartanen, Academic Vice President and Dean of the University, University of Puget Sound Judith A. Muyskens, Provost, Nebraska Wesleyan University Gerard P. O’Sullivan, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Saint Peter’s University Elfred Anthony Pinkard, former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Johnson C. Smith University Burton J. Webb, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Northwest Nazarene University 10:00–10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break 10:15–11:15 a.m. Case Studies with Facilitators Debbie Cottrell 11:15 a.m.–Noon Envisioning the Future: Strategic Thinking Debbie Cottrell and Charlie McCormick 12:00–1:15 p.m. Lunch and Soul Care Discussion with Facilitators 1:15–1:45 p.m. Critical Issues in Academic Leadership: Panel Discussion with All Facilitators 1:45 p.m. Workshop for CAOs in Their Third or Fourth Year of Service Adjourns Institute workshops Saturday, November 7 Advancement 101 2:00–4:30 p.m. College and university advancement offices often are responsible for three major institutional priorities: development, alumni relations, and public information/media relations. What should chief academic officers know about each of these functional areas? How can chief academic and chief advancement officers work effectively together to identify funding opportunities for donors, set priorities for campaigns, engage alumni, and work with the media to promote the mission of the institution? This introductory-level workshop, led by experienced advancement colleagues, will set the programmatic stage for the Institute. Both chief academic and chief advancement officers are invited to participate.Angie Heer, Vice President for Advancement, Avila UniversityLaurie McCormack, Vice President for University Advancement, Park UniversityChair: Linda Samek, Provost, George Fox University Pre-registration required. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9 Seminar for Very Experienced CAOs 2:00–4:30 p.m. This seminar will address the opportunities and challenges chief academic officers face in their later career stages. Participants should have completed at least seven years of service as a CAO, at one or multiple institutions. Having fully mastered the core set of responsibilities of the position, participants will discuss mid-to-late career opportunities including how to strengthen leadership both internal and external to the campus; transform the relationship with the president; lead the faculty with renewed energy and vision; and take better care of personal lives while leading their institutions.William Deeds, Provost, Morningside CollegeColleen Hegranes, Executive Vice President and Provost, St. Catherine UniversityChair: Marc Roy, Provost, Albion College Pre-registration required. What I Have Learned from Forty Years of Fundraising 2:00–4:30 p.m. A seasoned fundraiser with more than 40 years of experience and numerous awards and citations to his credit will offer wisdom and advice about philanthropy for today’s colleges and universities. What skills and attributes make a great fundraiser? What motivates a person to make a gift? Why do donors stick with some organizations and not with others? What are the most effective ways to steward philanthropic gifts, especially planned gifts? Participants will complete and discuss four fundraising instruments. This workshop will provide food for thought and practical suggestions to put into practice.Jerold Panas, Executive Partner and CEO, Jerold Panas, Linzy & PartnersChair: Pareena Lawrence, Provost and Dean of the College, Augustana College (IL) Pre-registration required. Academic and Strategic Planning 2:00–5:00 p.m. Academic planning, including program review and assessment, is often begun reluctantly in the context of preparation for an accreditation visit or as part of a cost-saving effort. What are more effective ways to integrate academic planning into a broader institutional strategic planning process? What are advantages of and difficulties with aligning academic planning with institutional strategic planning? How can CAOs and CAdOs work together to integrate academic planning and fundraising for academic programs into the strategic planning process? Results from a study of the practices of 60 CIC member institutions will be presented for discussion.John Greving, Vice President for Advancement, Nebraska Wesleyan UniversityRonald P. Mahurin, Vice President for Strategy and Planning, StamatsJudith A. Muyskens, Provost, Nebraska Wesleyan UniversityFrederik Ohles, President, Nebraska Wesleyan UniversityChair: Bryan F. Le Beau, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Saint Mary (KS) Pre-registration required. Dispute Resolution 2:00–5:00 p.m. Campus challenges continue to increase in number and complexity. Many of these challenges are exacerbated by conflicts that arise from miscommunication, efforts to protect finite resources, demographic shifts, changing institutional priorities, and a lack of understanding about how to address longstanding, unacceptable behaviors exhibited by faculty or staff members or administrators. This workshop, led by an experienced higher education attorney trained in dispute resolution, is designed to provide practical and accessible dispute resolution tools that can be used to identify, manage, and resolve the conflicts faced by senior campus officers.Kathleen Rinehart, General Counsel, Saint Xavier UniversityChair: Timothy G. O’Rourke, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Virginia Wesleyan College Pre-registration required.