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Essential Skills for Leading Departments: Managing Promotion and Tenure

When: Wednesday, April 5, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: University Library, Ver Steeg Faculty Lounge, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff

Contact: Kayla Atkins   (847) 491-4131

Group: Office of the Provost

Category: Academic


The goal of the session is to facilitate discussion around the role of the chair in the promotion and tenure process, with particular focus on the chair’s role in providing mentorship and guidance to junior faculty, and guidance to promotion and tenure committees and/or senior faculty.

The Essential Skills for Leading Departments lunch series equips chairs with the knowledge and skills they need for success, including proactively working to enhance department culture and managing conflict to ensure the success and retention of faculty and staff, as well as of students.

Facilitator: Sumit Dhar, Associate Provost for Faculty

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