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September 2017

Leadership Development Series: Planning 101 – Academic and Strategic Planning

September 19, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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This series is intended for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. Strategic planning describes the - more or less - systematic process of figuring out where…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Developing and Expanding your Mentoring Network

September 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Once faculty reach tenure, much of the support infrastructure that was provided during the ‘probationary period’ — mentoring committees, oversight committees, regular check-ins — shifts, and sometimes it disappears altogether. Since the period after tenure…

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October 2017

Leadership Development Series: Dealing with Conflict

October 4, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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This series is intended for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. One of the thorniest issues department chairs contend with is conflict between and among members…

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Assistant Professor Chat: How to Grow and Nurture a Network of Mentors

October 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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Leadership Development Series: Managing Budgets with Limited Resources

October 18, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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This series is intended for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. Register now   The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety…

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Academic Staff Chat: Unique Issues for International Academic Staff on Work Visas

October 24, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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November 2017

Leadership Development Series: Building Community and a Healthy Climate

November 14, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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This session will focus on how chairs can take actions that positively affect a department’s climate, how to make strides in the areas of equity and diversity, and what to do as a chair (and…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Is Taking on Leadership Roles Right for Me?

November 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of colleagues in informal discussions to explore issues and challenges, and learn about the resources available to support mid-career faculty. The sessions will address topics such as making the transition to…

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Leadership Development Series: Making the Strategic Plan – How Tos

November 21, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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In order to do strategic planning – whether it is re-vamping curriculum, reworking graduate programs, or re-articulating the direction of the department or unit – chairs not only need to provide their colleagues the information…

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Academic Staff Chat: Research Academic Staff and UW-Madison Research Enterprise

November 29, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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December 2017

Assistant Professor Chat: Leadership and Governance – How and When to Get Involved

December 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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Leadership Development Series: Working Effectively With and Mentoring Faculty and Staff

December 8, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One of the most crucial roles a department chair plays is as a ‘supervisor’ – chairs oversee the work that their faculty and instructional staff do in their classrooms and in the design of the…

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January 2018

Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Climate and Inclusion

January 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of colleagues in informal discussions to explore issues and challenges and learn about the resources available to support mid-career faculty. The sessions will address topics such as making the transition to…

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Leadership Development Series: How to Generate Revenue Through the Creation of New Programs

January 30, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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February 2018

Academic Staff Chat: How to Advocate for Yourself Professionally with Limited Resources

February 6, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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Leadership Development Series: Implicit Bias and How to Address it

February 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Assistant Professor Chat: Climate and Inclusion

February 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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Leadership Development Series: You’ve Got a Strategic Plan – Now What?

February 21, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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This workshop will focus on how to follow through on strategic plans. How do you motivate colleagues to take on the work that needs to be done? How do you prioritize the work? Who can…

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March 2018

Leadership Development Series: How to Help your Colleagues (Faculty and Staff) Move up in Rank

March 6, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Leadership Development Series: Stewardship: the Key to Successfully Working with Donors

March 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Assistant Professor Chat: Advancement

March 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Thinking Smart about the Promotion Process

March 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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This chat will focus on helping mid-career faculty understand how to think productively about advancing to full professor in a way that is not so much about ‘hitting the mark’ as it is about honing…

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April 2018

Academic Staff Chat: Job Security – How Do Contracts Work at UW-Madison

April 5, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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Leadership Development Series: Inclusive Teaching and Learning

April 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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September 2018

Leadership Development Series: The Chair’s Role, and Chair’s Letter, in the Tenure and Promotion Process

September 18, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Managing Time

September 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of colleagues to explore issues and challenges faced by mid-career faculty, and to learn about available resources. The sessions will address topics such as making the transition to your next significant…

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October 2018

Leadership Development Series: Working with Deans and Colleagues in Bascom

October 3, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Assistant Professor Chat: Managing Time

October 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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Leadership Development Series: Maintaining a Research Program and a Life While Serving as Chair

October 17, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Academic Staff Chat: Strategies for Effective Communication with Your Supervisor

October 30, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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November 2018

Leadership Development Series: Helping Maintain Your Colleagues’ Well-being While Taking Care of Your Own

November 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Dealing with Difficult Mentors and People

November 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of colleagues to explore issues and challenges faced by mid-career faculty, and to learn about available resources. The sessions will address topics such as making the transition to your next significant…

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Academic Staff Chat: Maintaining Wellness and Emotional Stability in a Stressful World

November 28, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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December 2018

Assistant Professor Chat: Providing Support for your Students, in and out of the Classroom

December 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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Leadership Development Series: Roberts Rules, Faculty Policies and Procedures, and Governance – Making them Work for your Department

December 7, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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January 2019

Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Defining a Career Path at Mid Career

January 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of colleagues to explore issues and challenges faced by mid-career faculty, and to learn about available resources. The sessions will address topics such as making the transition to your next significant…

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Leadership Development Series: Helping your Faculty Develop as Teachers

January 29, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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February 2019

Academic Staff Chat: Dual Roles for Academic Staff

February 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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Leadership Development Series: The Chair’s Role in Misconduct Issues

February 12, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Assistant Professor Chat: Taking Teaching Seriously

February 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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March 2019

Leadership Development Series: Special Chairs Chat with the Chancellor and Provost

March 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Assistant Professor Chat: Seeing Service as Worth Doing

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of assistant professors from across campus in open discussions on topics of interest to tenure-track faculty. The sessions will connect faculty with campus leaders and fellow colleagues, foster a sense of…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Leadership Roles

March 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join a small group of colleagues in informal discussions to explore issues and challenges faced by mid-career faculty, and to learn about available support resources. The sessions will address topics such as making the transition…

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April 2019

Leadership Development Series: Making Diversity, Equity and Inclusion an Integral Part of your Department’s Work

April 2, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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Academic Staff Chat: What Does Ageism Look Like on Campus?

April 4, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. There are typically four chats…

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Leadership Development Series: How to do Strategic, Financial and Academic Planning with Buy-in from your Colleagues

April 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now The Leadership Development Series, sometimes known as “chairs chats,” offers a variety of workshops and seminars for department chairs and academic center directors, along with associate deans and others in management positions. The…

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September 2019

Chairs’ Chat: The Chair’s Role in the Tenure Process

September 18, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Maintaining Work-Life Balance

September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Mid-Career Faculty Chat Series, which is intended for associate professors. A registration link will be emailed to all associate professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Mid-Career…

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October 2019

Academic Staff Chat: Getting More Out of Your Performance Evaluation (for Employees)

October 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

Register now Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. This year there…

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Academic Staff Chat: Giving More to Your Staff During Their Performance Evaluations (for Supervisors)

October 15, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Register now Academic Staff Chats are frank, open discussions with a small group of colleagues on a particular topic. Some topics may include a speaker or panel prior to ample discussion time. This year there…

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Chairs’ Chat: Long-range Planning

October 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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Assistant Professor Chat: Maintaining Work-Life Balance

October 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Assistant Professor Chat Series. A registration link will be emailed to all assistant professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Assistant Professor Chat Series offers assistant professors…

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November 2019

Chairs’ Chat: Development and Fundraising

November 19, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Sustaining and Growing a Mentor Network

November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Mid-Career Faculty Chat Series, which is intended for associate professors. A registration link will be emailed to all associate professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Mid-Career…

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December 2019

Assistant Professor Chat: Building an Effective Mentor Network

December 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Assistant Professor Chat Series. A registration link will be emailed to all assistant professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Assistant Professor Chat Series offers assistant professors…

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Chairs’ Chat: A Chat for Chairs From Small Departments

December 11, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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January 2020

Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Topic TBA

January 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Mid-Career Faculty Chat Series, which is intended for associate professors. A registration link will be emailed to all associate professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Mid-Career…

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Chairs’ Chat: Topic TBA

January 29, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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February 2020

Assistant Professor Chat: Topic TBA

February 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Assistant Professor Chat Series. A registration link will be emailed to all assistant professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Assistant Professor Chat Series offers assistant professors…

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Chairs’ Chat: Topic TBA

February 18, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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March 2020

Assistant Professor Chat: Topic TBA

March 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Assistant Professor Chat Series. A registration link will be emailed to all assistant professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Assistant Professor Chat Series offers assistant professors…

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Chairs’ Chat: Q&A with the Chancellor and Provost

March 12, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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Mid-Career Faculty Chat: Topic TBA

March 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Mid-Career Faculty Chat Series, which is intended for associate professors. A registration link will be emailed to all associate professors approximately three weeks prior to the event. The Mid-Career…

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April 2020

Chairs’ Chat: Topic TBA

April 8, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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Chairs’ Chat: Topic TBA

April 29, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St

This event is part of the Chair Leadership Development Series, also known as Chairs' Chats. Chairs' Chats are intended for department chairs and academic center directors. A registration link will be emailed to invitees approximately…

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