Presentation Type

Interactive Workshop (105 minute solution-based workshop)

Abstract

The session is designed around three common points of tension between deans and department heads created by the blurring of their roles: 1) fundraising; 2) creating a “vision”; 3) budgetary oversight. Attendees will work in groups to develop tools for negotiating each scenario, regardless of institution size or structure.

Keywords

market forces, vision, relationship with Dean, fundraising

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Who Does What? Tensions between Deans and Department Heads in Defining Roles

The session is designed around three common points of tension between deans and department heads created by the blurring of their roles: 1) fundraising; 2) creating a “vision”; 3) budgetary oversight. Attendees will work in groups to develop tools for negotiating each scenario, regardless of institution size or structure.