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Past Event
June 3, 2024

The Chronicle’s Strategic-Leadership Program for Department Chairs

This June, join The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Strategic-Leadership Program for Department Chairs, a workshop in partnership with Dever Justice LLC and Ithaka S+R. The program is designed to help guide new and experienced chairs through the challenges and transformative opportunities of their role. The program includes large-format seminars, small-group collaborative workshops, and written development exercises, featuring topics including national trends in higher education, the higher ed business model, managing conflict, creating a culture of belonging, and more. Ithaka…
Past Event
August 2, 2022

The Chronicle’s Strategic Leadership Program for Department Chairs

Big-Picture Thinking

From August 2 – 19, Ithaka S+R is once again teaming up with the Chronicle of Higher Education and Dever Justice to provide a comprehensive virtual leadership series for department chairs. The series will kick off with strategy workshops to identify shared challenges, followed by six seminars focusing on national trends in higher education; the higher education business model; faculty diversity; enrollment and retention; innovations in teaching and learning. The series will round out with implementation workshops to take the…
Past Event
January 10, 2022

The Chronicle’s Strategic-Leadership Program

For Department Chairs

Department chairs help make important curricular, personnel, and budget decisions and increasingly play a crucial role in innovations around student success, research, and technology. Yet, while the department chair is typically the first rung on the ladder to senior leadership in academia, many take on the position without the necessary training or mentorship. We at Ithaka S+R are thrilled once again to be working with The Chronicle of Higher Education and Dever…
Past Event
August 12, 2019

Leading Innovation: A Workshop for Department Chairs

Department chairs help make important hiring and budget decisions and increasingly play a crucial role in innovations around teaching, learning, and technology. Yet, while the department chair is typically the first rung on the ladder to senior leadership in academia, many take on the position without the necessary training or mentorship. The Chronicle of Higher Education¬†and Ithaka S+R have teamed up to provide a workshop that helps department chairs meet the challenges of their role, whether managing faculty, allocating…