Presentation Type

Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

Abstract

University consolidations present department chairs with unique challenges. This session will examine, from a department chair perspective, key points to consider and posit best practices to help ensure a smooth transition. With examples from a recent consolidation, this presentation will help chairs frame their role during this critical time.

Keywords

consolidations, mergers, change management, acquisitions, takeovers

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Chairing Change: What You Should Know About University Consolidations

University consolidations present department chairs with unique challenges. This session will examine, from a department chair perspective, key points to consider and posit best practices to help ensure a smooth transition. With examples from a recent consolidation, this presentation will help chairs frame their role during this critical time.