Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -- MSC Century Room C

9 AM - 12 Noon: Main Meeting
12 Noon - 1:30 PM: Session for New Chairs

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Welcome and Introductions
Tom George, Chancellor
Kristin Sobolik, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

UMSL Finance
Rick Baniak, Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Join us in the hallway outside MSC Century Room C for a light lunch buffet.

Mediating Social Justice Conflicts
Tanisha Stevens, Director, Office of Academic Integrity

Data-Driven Decision Making: A Streamlined Process
Andy Goodman, Associate Provost and Director, Center for Teaching & Learning

Closing Remarks


Meeting for first-time chairs in 316 MSC
Andy Goodman, Associate Provost and Director, Center for Teaching & Learning
Dinesh Mirchandani, Chair, Information Systems
Dave Robertson, Chair, Political Science

Questions about policies and suggestions for topics are welcome and may be sent to Andy Goodman

University of Missouri Leadership Development Program

The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a yearlong, system-wide program for academic department chairs and directors, and assistant and associate deans. Created in 2000, LDP is part of the President's Academic Leadership Institute (PALI), an effort to provide leadership development opportunities and ongoing support to academic leaders on all four campuses. Academic leaders are invited to submit applications each spring for participation in the following academic year's program.

Leadership Development Program Alumni
Alumni of the UM System Leadership Development Program convene on campus once or twice a semester for lunch and discussion on timely topics.

ACE Office of Women in Higher Education

Missouri ACE Network for Women in Higher Education

Online resources for Academic Leaders