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Welcome to the GW Academic Leaders Portal. While much of the work that you do is unique to your school, this website serves as a central resource and provides guidance for commonalities all academic leaders share. Because you have a critical role that requires you to access both school-specific and university-wide information, this site has been designed provide you with links to as many relevant resources as possible.
Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education:
Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services:
Study Identifies 5 Most Helpful Experiences for Moving from Faculty to Department Chair
Helping Faculty Find Work-Life Balance
The Department Chair Primer
A Letter to a New Chair
Chairing Academic Departments
The book provides practical guidance on how Appreciative Inquiry, long known as a valuable approach and process for change management and group development, can be applied in higher education and m
This revised best-selling classic, Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services, continues to offer a proven step-by-step approach to reallocating resources in tough times.
Brenda Coppard, chair of occupational therapy at Creighton University, focused her research on the transition new chairs experience.
A list of specific tips to aid new chairs from a veteran department chair. Link to article.
The author offers experience-based suggestions for new, existing, and potential chairs as they face a higher education enterprise that is undergoing significant change.