New Department Heads Fall Retreat
Navigating your Journey as Head

Date: August 24, 2017
Time: 12 PM – 5 PM
Location: Hovde 119

Networking Lunch 12:00 – 12:30
Welcome Remarks
Peter Hollenbeck, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
12:30 – 12:40
Leading an Academic Department, Your Role as a Department Head
Steve Abel , Associate Provost for Engagement
12:40 – 2: 00
Advice from the Trenches: A Panel Discussion with Current Department Heads
Hazel Wetzstein, Professor and Head of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
Ellen Gruenbaum, Professor and Head of Anthropology
Bernie Engel, Professor and Head of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Rick Olenchak, Professor and Head of Educational Studies
2:00 – 2:45
Break 2:45 – 3:00
Managing People and Conflicts
Pam Nesbitt, Senior Director, Human Resources
Trent Klingerman, Assistant Legal Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer
3:00 – 4:00
Working with your Dean
Chris Ladisch, Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences
David Reingold, Justin S. Morrill Dean of the College of Liberal Arts
4:00 – 4:45

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