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					WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
1.   Handouts
2.   Ken’s remarks
3.   Ginger’s remarks regarding personnel
     issues
4.   Ken Vyhmeister’s tutorial on Insight




                            WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
Handy resources

How-to list




                  WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Academicians like colleagues, not supervisors.
   WWU has a tradition of participatory
    management which we want to retain.
    Faculty therefore prefer coordinators to
    managers.
   Any power that you have is based on influence,
    not force.




                             WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Personal goals
   Departmental goals




                         WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Positive outlook
   Staff support
   Faculty support
   Student support
   Your own scholarship
   Contract faculty




                           WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Academic quality
   Recruiting faculty
   Faculty involvement and efficiency
   Relations with other departments
   Record keeping
   Advising
   Fund raising




                             WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Find a mentor.
   Form professional relationships with other
    chairs.
   Inform yourself regarding departmental needs
    and represent your department courageously.




                             WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Help each faculty member develop and achieve
    their own professional goals.
   Publicly acknowledge the work of each
    department member. These things help build
    departmental community and morale.
   See that each department member takes a part
    of the departmental workload--no stars and
    drones.




                            WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
 Governance Handbook 3.1.14.3: The normal
teaching load is twelve hours per week.
Administrative responsibilities, graduate
teaching, major advisory obligations and
committee duties, and professional activities
such as research, writing, and artistic
production are considered as equivalent to
some part of this load.




                         WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Most faculty members outlast deans and chairs
    – be realistic.
   Most deans and chairs return to teaching after
    their tenure as a dean or chair – be nice!
   Inform yourself regarding campus services




                             WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Develop long-term plans for the success of
    your department and the college.
   Support/attend important activities involving
    your department or your majors.
   Sexual harassment – don’t do this.




                              WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Inform yourself regarding rank and tenure
    policy.
   Support eligible faculty.
   Support faculty for awards.




                            WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   Maintaining your personal scholarship
   Bringing your own vision to the
    department or school knowing that your
    position is likely temporary




                          WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
Ginger Ketting-Weller, VPAA




                       WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013
   How does one read financial statements
    using Insight software?
    Ken Vyhmeister to the rescue!




                          WWU Chair/Dean Orientation   7/19/2013

				
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