Academic Leadership Training

 
~ Agenda ~
 
July 31 – August 1, 2019
Capital University Center
925 East Sioux Avenue
Pierre, South Dakota
 
 

  DAY 1 –  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2019
​​8:00 - 8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
​8:30 - 10:15 am ​Legal and Policy Issues, COHE Agreement
​1.Adhering to Institutional Policies & Procedures
​2.​Adhering to System Policies & Procedures
​3.​COHE Agreement Overview
​a.​Workload – Appendix H
​b.​Constructive Plans
​c.​Documentation
10:15 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 12:00 pm Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student – Recruitment, Hiring and Retention
​1.Best Practices for Hiring
​2.Department Head / Chair Role in Professional Development of Pre-tenured Faculty
​3.Department Head / Chair Role in Tenure and Promotion Processes
​4.Building & Maintaining Collegial Departments
​5.International Recruitment
​12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
​1:00 - 3:15 pm Faculty Evaluations, Department & Campus Leadership
​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
​5.Documentation
 
​3:15 - 3:30 pm Break
​3:30 - 5:00 pm Faculty Evaluations, Department & Campus Leadership (Continued)
​1.New Program Request Process
​2.Department strategic and operational planning and/or goal and priority setting
​3.Transparency and early inclusion of faculty in decision processes
​4.​Curriculum Revision
​5.​Course Scheduling
​6.​Program Productivity – Marketing and Student Recruitment
  DAY 2 – THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2019
​8:00 - 10:00 am Human Resources Basics
​1.Handling Disputes & Conflict
​2.​Communication – Dealing with Difficult Conversations
​3.​Equal Employment Opportunity / Title IX Overview
​4.​Faculty / Staff Accommodations & FMLA
​10:00 - 10:15 am Break
​10:15 - 12:00 pm Legal and Policy Issues, COHE Agreement (Continued)
​1.Conflict of Interest, Commitment and Consulting Time
​a.​Policy Overview
​b.​Disclosure and Approval
​c.​Management Plan Development
​d.​Tracking and Managing
2.Freedom of Expression / Intellectual Diversity – BOR Policy 1:32 and HB1087
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​12:00 pm Adjournment
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