Presenter Information

Ling JengFollow

Presentation Theme

Working with Faculty and Administration

Presentation Type

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

Abstract

It takes time for a department chair to earn their credential to fit into the campus and departmental culture. Beyond experience or seniority, we will explore the diverse factors that determine whether and when a department chair becomes accepted into the dominant group in order to speak up and to be heard, as well as strategies for proactively making it a continuous self-growth process.

Keywords

diversity, self-growth, self-advocacy, authenticity, vulnerability

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Am I too [FILL IN THE BLANK] to be heard?

It takes time for a department chair to earn their credential to fit into the campus and departmental culture. Beyond experience or seniority, we will explore the diverse factors that determine whether and when a department chair becomes accepted into the dominant group in order to speak up and to be heard, as well as strategies for proactively making it a continuous self-growth process.