Academic Leadership Training


DAY 1 – THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017
​​8:00 - 8:30 am Welcome and Introductions – Paul Turman (BOR) and Mike Rush (BOR)
​8:30 - 10:30 am ​Legal and Policy Issues, COHE Agreement – Guilherme Costa (BOR), Nathan Lukkes (BOR) & Alan Aldrich (USD)
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​1.Adhering to Institutional Policies & Procedures
​2.​Adhering to System Policies & Procedures
​3.​COHE Agreement Overview
​a.​Workload – Appendix H
​b.​Constructive Plans & Documentation
​4.Conflict of Interest, Commitment and Consulting Time
​a.​Policy Overview
​b.​Disclosure and Approval
​c.​Management Plan Development
​d.​Tracking and Managing
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
​10:45 - 12:30 pm Human Resources Basics – Carl Gutzman (USD) & Marc Serrett (SDSU)
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​1.Handling Disputes & Conflict
​2.​Communication – Dealing with Difficult Conversations
​3.​Equal Employment Opportunity / Title IX Overview
​4.​Faculty / Staff Accommodations & FMLA
​12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm Faculty Evaluations: Department & Campus Leadership – Lew Brown (SDSU), Steve Hietpas (SDSU) & Daluss Siewert (BHSU)
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​1.Teaching Observations
​2.​Objective and Consistent Reviews and Ratings
​a.​PDP, 3rd year reviews, how to review against approved standards
​3.​Salary Policy
​a.​Institutional priorities, market and merit components
​4.Constructive Plans
​3:00 - 3:15 pm Break
​3:15 - 5:00 pm Faculty Evaluations: Department & Campus Leadership (Continued)
​1.Department strategic and operational planning and/or goal and priority setting
​2.​Transparency and early inclusion of faculty in decision processes
​3.​Curriculum Revision
​4.​Course Scheduling
​5.​Program Productivity – Marketing and Student Recruitment
DAY 2 – FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
​8:15 - 10:00 am Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student – Recruitment, Hiring and Retention – Kelly Duncan (NSU), Carl Gutzman (USD) & Jolane Tomhave (SIES)
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​1.Best Practices for Hiring
​2.​Department Head / Chair Role in Professional Development of Pretenured Faculty
​3.​Department Head / Chair Role in Tenure and Promotion Processes
​4.​Building & Maintaining Collegial Departments
​5.​International Recruitment
​10:00 - 10:15 am Break
​10:15 - 12:00 pm Departmental Budgeting – Jon Kellar (SDSM&T), Mike Holbeck (SDSU) & Kacie Richard (SDSU)
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​1.Basics of State Accounting, Finance and Budget, and Grants Administration Systems and Practices
​a.Fund sources and how they can be utilized
​2.Identify Important, Recurring Budget and Payroll Process Dates
​3.​Tracking Budgets Through the Fiscal Year
​4.​Using Data to Justify Budget Requests
​5.​Managing Travel Requests
​6.​Research Proposals and Workload – Jon Kellar
​7.Working with Foundations and Alumni – Jon Kellar
​12:00 pm Adjournment