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Course name, Departmental Chair in Your Future?

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success Type of course Career Support & Advancement

About the course

Upcoming Classes

No classes scheduled


Are you interested in taking the next step in your career in academia? Have you thought about what it might be like to be a departmental chair and have a high impact on the faculty and academic programs in your department? In this workshop we will explore the roles, responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities of the departmental chairperson. Hear from a current and past chair about their experiences. Please bring your questions!

Facilitators: Susan Colby, Center for Academic Excellence; Curriculum and Instruction

Jacqui Bergman, Management

Terry McClannon, Leadership and Educational Studies


  • Learn about the experiences of current and past departmental chairpersons.
  • Identify the challenges and rewards of a departmental chair.
  • Learn about the roles and responsibilities of the departmental chair.




  • Crystal Weisner

Please contact a course administrator for additional information.