Academic Leadership Series

The Academic Leadership Series is designed for new and experienced Executive Officers who wish to engage in dialogue, share best practices, and discuss issues such as leadership, financial and strategic planning, and faculty development.

*Indicates a program designed for newer EOs, although every session is open to all EOs.

All sessions will be held from 8:30-10:00 AM unless otherwise noted. To register, please RSVP to at least one week prior to the seminar.

Number 9: Constructing Promotion and Tenure Cases*

How to compile strong promotion and tenure packages.

September 13, 2017
Heritage Room, ACES Library

Alumni and Donor Stewardship: Approaches to Advancement*

How to work with Advancement to cultivate relationships with donors and alumni.

September 28, 2017
407 Illini Union

The Budget Situation and Reform

A discussion of the campus budgetary process, the current budget, and related financial issues.

October 11, 2017
210 Illini Union

Managing Faculty Engagement in Governance*

Successful leadership approaches, strategies, and styles within the academy.

October 26, 2017
210 Illini Union

Diversity in Graduate Education

Strategies and resources for navigating challenges and opportunities related to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion in graduate education.

November 14, 2017
3148 Illini Union

From Evaluation to Innovation

Strategies and best practices for using feedback from program review and student learning outcomes to improve your unit.

December 7, 2017
210 Illini Union

Working with Staff*

How to approach staff personnel issues with fairness and professionalism.

January 25, 2018
210 Illini Union

Managing Your Budget

An update on the campus budget situation, advice on discussing the budget with your faculty, and suggestions for promoting long-term financial stability in the unit.

February 6, 2018
Heritage Room, ACES Library

Maximizing the Annual Review Process*

A conversation on how best to use annual reviews to support faculty at all career stages.

February 21, 2018
210 Illini Union

Space… the Final Frontier

A discussion of how space is allocated across campus and plans for the future.

March 8, 2018
210 Illini Union

The Data Revolution

An interactive demonstration of data available on the Management Information website, Illini Success, Graduate Dashboard, and the senior survey.

March 27, 2018
Heritage Room, ACES Library

Promoting a Diverse and Inclusive Unit*

How to build and maintain an open and inclusive climate in your unit.

April 10, 2018
407 Illini Union

*Indicates a program designed for newer EOs, although every session is open to all EOs.