Presenter Information

Edna Chun

Presentation Type

Interactive Workshop (105 minute solution-based workshop)

Abstract

This workshop focuses on concrete research-based approaches and strategies to strengthen department chair leadership in the area of diversity. Since most of the chair literature is silent on this topic, the workshop draws on the extensive research findings of Edna Chun and Alvin Evans’ book, The Department Chair as Transformative Leader: Building Inclusive Learning Environments in Higher Education (Stylus, 2015) to share best practices and models that illuminate the role of the chair in building diversity in the academic department.

Keywords

concrete research-based approaches to strengthen department chairs leadership

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Feb 5th, 9:15 AM Feb 5th, 12:00 PM

Leveraging Diversity: The Department Chair’s Transformative Role

This workshop focuses on concrete research-based approaches and strategies to strengthen department chair leadership in the area of diversity. Since most of the chair literature is silent on this topic, the workshop draws on the extensive research findings of Edna Chun and Alvin Evans’ book, The Department Chair as Transformative Leader: Building Inclusive Learning Environments in Higher Education (Stylus, 2015) to share best practices and models that illuminate the role of the chair in building diversity in the academic department.