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A Learning Community for New Chairs


Lynn Stallings, Kennesaw State University
Meghan Burke, Kennesaw State University
Ruth A. Goldfine, Kennesaw State University
Dawn L. Kirby, Utah State University
Monica Nandan, Kennesaw State University
Sharon Pearcey, Kennesaw State University
Kandice Porter, Kennesaw State University
Amy Woszczynski, Kennesaw State University

Academic Chairpersons in Academic Medicine & Flexible Career Policies

Jean McLaughlin, American Council on Education

Academic Leaders Shaping Work-Life Culture


Laura Bryan, University of Baltimore
Cheryl Wilson, University of Baltimore

Applying motivational interviewing techniques to increase faculty and staff motivation for change while decreasing resistance and fear of change.

Nadine A. Hartig, Radford University

Building Credibility and Consensus as Newly-Tenured or Junior Faculty Chairs


Carmen T. Skaggs, Columbus State University
Jennifer Eimers, Missouri Valley College

Chairing Transition: Leading a Department Through a Merger


David M. Keller, University of Texas at Arlington

Considering Best Practices for Conducting a Faculty Search

Thomas Weidner, Ball State University
Samuel Cotton, Ball State University

Creating an Autonomous Chair Role

Christine N. Dalton, Carson-Newman University
Kara E. Stooksbury, Carson-Newman University
Jeremy J. Buckner, Carson-Newman University
Laura Wadlington, Carson-Newman University

Creating Lasting Change through Collaboration and Engagement


Marilu Goodyear, University of Kansas Main Campus
Jenny Mehmedovic, University of Kansas Main Campus

“Did we tell you…?” Things new administrators need to know

Wendy G. Troxel, Illinois State University
Stacey Jones Bock, Illinois State University
Amy Hurd, Illinois State University
Deborah Garrahy, Illinois State University

Finding Happiness as Chair: What the Buddha Said

Randel D. Brown, Texas A & M International University
Diana Linn, Texas A & M International University
Jennifer Coronado, Texas A & M International University

Five Generations in the Workplace: What's a Chairperson to Do?

Robert A. Wertkin, Western Michigan University

Implementing Change: Development of Campus Department Chair Training

Tim Zauche, Univ of Wisc - Platteville
Barbara Barnet, Univ of Wisc - Platteville
Susan Hansen, Univ of Wisc - Platteville

Inspirational Space as a Mechanism to Transform Departmental Culture


John Paxton, Montana State University - Bozeman

Leading Change while Managing Conflict in Departmental Transitions


Michelle M. Proctor, Madonna University
Karent Ross, Madonna University

Making Program Review Work for You

Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, University of North Texas

Making the Move: Tips for Externally Hired Department Chairs

Amy Aldridge Sanford, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Shawn T. Wahl, Missouri State University - Springfield

Mindful Leadership Development: Investing in the Academy


Christy A. Crutsinger Ph.D., Univeristy of North Texas
Angela Wilson Ph.D., University of North Texas
Eugene Martin M.F.A., University of North Texas
Alan Albarran Ph.D., University of North Texas
Dawna Wilson Ph.D., University of North Texas

Spinning your Wheels? Practical Time Management Solutions for Chairpersons

Craig D. Hlavac, Southern Connecticut State University

The Challenges of Being Chair in 2015: A 28 Year Perspective


Domenick J. Pinto, Sacred Heart University

The Transformational Mission: Using the Departmental Mission to Initiate Meaningful Change

Craig D. Hlavac, Southern Connecticut State University

“Thinking about Thinking as a Department Chair”

Duncan H. Spelman, Bentley University
Wiley C. Davi, Bentley University

Thriving in the Middle: Effective Stress Skills for Chairs


Tim Hatfield, Ph.D., Winona State University

Time Management Strategies for Chairs and Administrators

Gian S. Pagnucci
Ethan Krase