Sessions for Chairs, Principals & Academic Directors

The Office of the Dean invites new and continuing Arts & Science chairs, principals and academic directors to attend the “Chairs, Principals & Academic Directors” sessions. These sessions focus on Arts & Science specific practices and policies and will provide relevant information at key points throughout the year. Sessions will be hosted through Zoom or Microsoft Teams. Please feel free to register for any or all sessions via the links below.

2021 Chairs, Principals & Academic Directors Program
 

Budget and Finance at the Unit: Session I

Thursday, August 19 – 10 - 11:30 AM

In this session, A&S Budget, Finance & Planning will guide you through unit-level budget allocations and processes related to using these funds effectively. Attendees will be given copies of their respective unit’s budget.  We encourage you to invite your business officers to attend this session with you. (Please note: this session is not intended for business officers alone.)

Facilitator: Horatio Bot, Executive Director, Faculty Budget, Finance & Planning

Registration for Budget and Finance at the Unit: Session I
 

Budget and Finance at the Unit: Session II

Tuesday, August 24, 3 - 4:30 PM 

This session, facilitated by A&S Budget, Finance & Planning, will address financial reporting, accountability, access and use of non-operating funds such as research and donations.

Facilitator:  Horatio Bot, Executive Director, Faculty Budget, Finance & Planning

Registration for Budget and Finance at the Unit: Session II

 

Supporting Faculty Research Portfolios

Friday, October 8, 10 - 11:30 am

This session will provide an overview of the research resources & supports available within A&S, focusing specifically on the role of the Vice Dean Research in supporting faculty research portfolios, A&S research funding programs, and grant application/awards development services available within the A&S Office of Research Services.

Facilitators: Vince Tropepe, Vice-Dean, Research and Lisa Rumiel, Director, Research Services

Registration for Supporting Faculty Research Portfolios

 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Faculty Recruitment

Friday, November 5, 10 – 11:30 am

This session will discuss effective practices relating to recruitment and retention of diverse faculty. Experienced academic leaders will provide advice and share successful strategies.

Facilitators:  Alexie Tcheuyap, Vice-Dean, Faculty, Academic Life and Equity and Mikael  Swayze, Director, Academic HR

Registration for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Faculty Recruitment

 

Overview of the Faculty Appointments Committee

NOTE: This session will be run twice, but the content will be the same.

Thursday, November 25, 2 – 3:30 PM
Thursday, January 27, 2 – 3:30 PM

This session will provide an overview of the role of the Faculty Appointments Committee (FAC), including a review of factors considered by the FAC in evaluating requests for new appointments and the Tableau data that inform the process.

Facilitators:  Alexie Tcheuyap, Vice-Dean, Faculty, Academic Life and Equity and Mikael Swayze, Director, Academic HR

Registration for Overview of the Faculty Appointments Committee

 

The PTR Process

Wednesday, February 9, 2-3:30

An overview of the PTR process, including the role of the Chair/Director, the support provided by the academic HR office, the handling of leaves, timelines, and information about PTR and the Dean’s Excellence merit pools will be provided.

Facilitators: Mikael Swayze, Director, Academic HR

Registration for The PTR Process