Columbia University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department Chair Workshops

Welcome to the A&S Department Chair Workshops page.  Here you can find a listing of upcoming and past workshops for A&S department chairs. Materials from recent events are posted here, as well as program flyers or agendas from previous events.  If you have any questions regarding A&S department chair workshops or information on this page, please contact Susan M. Drange, Associate Dean, Faculty Development & Diversity at smd2195@columbia.edu.

2017-18 Arts & Sciences Department Chair Workshops

2017-2018 Department Chair Programs and Events Calendar 

New Department Chair Orientation – September 15, 2017

Agenda 

Materials

General Studies – Overview 

Inclusive Teaching Guide – Principles

Legal Issues for Chairs – Presentation  

2017-18 Faculty Search Committee Briefing Calendar 

A&S Curriculum and Planning Calendar

Academic Affairs Contact Sheet

Budget and Finance Contact Sheet 

Confidential vs. Non Confidential Resources Contact Information

What I Learned as a Department Head 

10 Suggestions for a New Department Chair

Advice for a New Chair from a New Chair 

November 17, 2017
1:30- 2:30 pm, Low Library Trustees Room
 
October 20, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 pm, Low Library Trustees Room
 
Student Trends, Curricular Reorganization and Resources for the Department
February 23, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 pm, Low Library Trustees Room
 
Assessing Your Department’s Climate
March 23, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 pm, Low Library Trustees Room
 
Working with Your Staff & Performance Evaluation
April 20, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 pm, Low Library Trustees Room
 
Department Chair Transition Meeting 
(for departments with new incoming chairs)
May 1, 2018
9—Noon, Low Library Burden Room
 

2016-2017 Past Programs for A&S Department Chairs

Date

Program or Event Time/Location

9/9/2016

New Department Chair Orientation (Continuing Department Chairs are also invited to attend)

9:30 am - 2 pm, Faculty  House Garden Room 1

10/14/2016

Chair’s Role in Faculty Review

12:30 - 2:00 pm, Low Library Trustees Room

11/2/2016    

Legal Issues for Chairs

12 - 1 pm, Low Library Trustees Room

1/24/2017

Chair’s Role in Departmental Finance

12 - 1:30 pm, Low Library Trustees Room

2/15/2017

Managing Conflict in the Department

12 - 2 pm, Low Library 

4/5/2017

Working with Your Staff & Performance Evaluation12 - 1:30 pm, Low Library Trustees Room
 

Improving Mentoring in your Department – Dr. Stacy Blake-Beard

April 28, 2016