Magna On-Demand Seminars

Department Chairs: Trends and Issues Over Time

Explore data about a study our expert presenter performed about the roles and responsibilities of the department chair over a 12-year timeframe. Trends will be analyzed over time and issues will be explored regarding the future of the roles and responsibilities of the chair.

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This 12-year study will dive into topics regarding the roles, responsibilities, and characteristics of department chairs.

Information in the presentation includes salient characteristics (gender, highest degree earned, academic rank, number of years serving as chair, why they remain as chair, etc.), personal information (degree of satisfaction in being a chair, challenges in serving as chair, etc.), insights into the skills needed to be an effective chair, dealing with non-collegial faculty, and the tasks chairs are called on to perform that they deem as pleasant or unpleasant.

You will explore data about a study Cipriano performed about the roles and responsibilities of the department chair over a 12-year timeframe. Trends will be analyzed over time and issues will be explored regarding the future of the roles and responsibilities of the chair.

What are the learning goals?

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • To gain an overall perspective regarding specific areas in which the roles and responsibilities of the chair has evolved by examining a 12-year period
  • To predict of the evolving role of a department chair

Here’s what we’ll cover!

Results of a 12-year research study including:

  • Characteristics of the department chair
  • Skills needed to be an effective chair
  • Dealing with non-collegial faculty
  • Challenges of serving as chair
  • Tasks and responsibilities of being chair
  • How the roles and responsibilities of department chairs have changed over time

Who should attend?

This seminar will benefit:

  • Department chairs
  • Associate deans
  • Assistant deans
  • Deans
  • HR personnel

What’s included?

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • On-demand access
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available.

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