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


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, 1:30 – 3 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: Mikael Swayze, Director, Academic HR

Registration for Overview of the Faculty Appointments Committee


The PTR Process

Wednesday, February 9, 2 –  3:30 PM

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