Presentation Theme

Issues and Trends in Higher Education

Presentation Type

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion (Facilitated during Thursday or Friday lunch and is centered on one key topic)

Abstract

A trend at smaller colleges and universities is reconfiguring several small departments into a single, larger department. The leadership team—undergraduate chair, graduate program director, associate dean—of a Department of Humanities in its second year, will discuss the lessons learned over one year of breaking down silos across disciplines and degree levels.

Keywords

Humanities, Social Sciences, Consolidation, Collaboration, Interdisciplinarity

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Creating a Sustainable Interdisciplinary Humanities Department

A trend at smaller colleges and universities is reconfiguring several small departments into a single, larger department. The leadership team—undergraduate chair, graduate program director, associate dean—of a Department of Humanities in its second year, will discuss the lessons learned over one year of breaking down silos across disciplines and degree levels.