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Conference Schedule

PASSHE Department Chair Conference

Co-hosted by Kutztown and Millersville Universities

May 14-15, 2014

Leading in a Time of Change


Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Registration and Light Breakfast 8:30-9:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks 9:00-9:15 am
Chancellor's Address and Question & Answer Session 9:15-10:45 am
Break 10:45-11:00 am
The Chair and the CBA 11:00 am-12:15 pm
This session will focus on retaining faculty vis-à-vis tenure and retrenchments.
Lunch 12:30-1:30 pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions 1:30-2:30 pm
The New Chair: Transitioning from Colleague to Leader
The Visionary Chair: Management to Transformation
Concurrent Breakout Sessions 2:30-3:30 pm
The New Chair: Connecting Scholarly Goals with Leadership Role
Challenges of Mental Health Issues for Faculty and Students
Supporting Diversity Goals on Campus
Break 3:30-3:45 pm
Discipline-Specific Breakout Sessions 3:45-5:00 pm
Arts, Business, Education, Health, Humanities, Non-School Departments, Science and Engineering, Social Science, Technology
Dinner Groups (optional) 6:30 pm
Sign-up sheets will be available at registration. All participants are responsible for the cost of their own meal and beverages.


Thursday, May 15, 2014

Light Breakfast       7:30-8:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks 8:00-8:05 am
Legal Issues for Chairs 8:15-9:30 am
Break 9:30-9:45 am
Concurrent Breakout Sessions 9:45-10:45 am
Department and College Level Budgeting
Department-Level PASSHE Collaboration (Defining Collaboration within PASSHE)
Break 10:45-11:00 am
An Organized Voice for PASSHE Chairs? 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00-12:30 pm