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This quarterly periodical for department chairs and deans features practical advice, useful information, and up-to-date resources. Its applications, techniques, case studies, strategies, and guidance are directly relevant to today's academic leaders.
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Fall Workshops

  • Oct 11: The Most Important Things You Need to Know (and Do) as a Department Chair | Presented by: Don Chu, California State University, San Marcos 
  • Oct 18: A Quick and Practical Guide to Managing Your Time and Stress | Presented by: Christian Hansen, Eastern Washington University 
  • Oct 25: Effective Communication and Conflict Management | Presented by: Walter Gmelch, University of San Francisco 
  • Nov 1: What Department Chairs Can Do to Foster Excellent Teaching | Presented by: Mary Deane Sorcinelli, University of Massachusetts Amherst 
  • Nov 8: Keys to Effective and Fair Faculty Evaluation | Presented by: Jeffrey L. Buller, Florida Atlantic University 
  • Nov 15: Program-Level Assessment: What to Do and What to Avoid | Presented by: Susan Hatfield, Winona State University
Our online seminar highlights include the following benefits:
  • Attend from anywhere—the online seminar comes live to your own computer. 
  • Network with other department chairs across the country in a highly interactive seminar format. 
  • All workshop registrants will receive 35% off all book products at www.wiley.com and www.josseybass.com, and a 30% discount on new subscriptions to The Department Chair, our quarterly publication.