Chairs and Directors Follow Up

Chairs and Directors Follow Up

By: Betty Snyder, Ombuds Workplace conflict is a significant stressor that can impact many areas of our lives. It has been known to interfere significantly with productivity and morale, and it can create a toxic environment that hinders innovation and productivity....
Crafting Newsletters for Faculty

Crafting Newsletters for Faculty

By: Rashida Banerjee, Professor and Chair for the Department of Teaching and Learning Sciences   Key Steps When crafting a department or team-level newsletter, it is important to understand the goal of the communication. While many newsletters are content-rich or...

CAB Summary of Quarterly Activities

Cindy Cragg, Academic Director of the Communication Management Program, University College The Chair Advisory Board (CAB) sponsored two meetings during fall 2021 to support and inform the work of chairs and directors. CAB facilitated a Provost Town Hall on October 6,...

Introducing Fabulous FAAD

​​You may be wondering, What is FAAD? No, it’s not another trend in the higher-education acronyms alphabet soup. FAAD stands for the Faculty Affairs Associate Deans, and it is comprised of associate deans from every unit, charged with supporting faculty and faculty...