AY2022-23 Academic Leadership Seminar Series for New Leaders

This sub-series of the Academic Leadership Seminars is designed for new academic and administrative leaders who wish to engage in dialogue, share best practices, and discuss various leadership issues.

All sessions will be held from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in Levis unless otherwise noted.

January 24, 2023: Building Community, Fostering Connections in the “Post” Pandemic Era

Sharing creative ways to offer opportunities and spaces for students, staff, and faculty members to come together and engage in collective experiences that bring out the best in each other.


Carla McCowan, Director, Counseling Center
Jeff Sposato, Director, School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts

February 21, 2023: Navigating Human Resources on Campus in the “Post” Pandemic Era: A Conversation with Shari Mickey-Boggs

A conversation with the Senior Associate Chancellor Human Resources Shari Mickey-Boggs on IHR’s priorities and other big issues on campus.

March 23, 2023: Deep Dive into the Public Engagement Research Option

A discussion of the Public Engagement Research Option that was recently added to the revised version of Provost Communication #9 and the role of Executive Officers in supporting faculty members whose research involve a significant public engagement focus.


Eva Pomerantz, Professor of Psychology and Interim Director of the Center for Social and Behavioral Science

April 17, 2023: Creating a Leadership Pipeline through Systematic Succession Planning

A how-to for Executive Officers to systematically plan and create a pipeline of successful leaders and prepare and mentor colleagues to develop leadership and management skills.


Brooke Elliott, Professor and Executive Associate Dean, Gies College of Business