A Chair's Role in Senior Faculty Careers

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:30am to 1:00pm
Míċeál Vaughan
Professor Emeritus
Comparative Literature and English
Judith Howard
Professor Emerita
Sociology
Richard Ladner
Professor Emeritus
Computer Science and Engineering
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This workshop will explore how chairs and other unit leaders can effectively engage and support senior faculty. Potential topics of discussion include reengaging senior faculty, helping senior faculty successfully transition from research-active to phasing out research activities, managing faculty retirements, encouraging senior faculty to discover new ways to contribute to the academic community, cultivating new roles for and expectations of senior faculty as departments evolve, etc.