March 2015

Where the Faculty Affairs Things Are: Conferences and Convenings

By Kiernan Mathews

Every so often in my work at COACHE, I meet a brand-new vice provost or associate dean responsible for faculty affairs (or faculty development, or faculty excellence, or so on) at his or her university. Nine times out of ten, these are faculty who demonstrated their leadership as department chairs or on important university-wide committees and now find themselves as academic administrators without a community of peers on campus. It can be a difficult transition. Where do they turn to find support,… Read more about Where the Faculty Affairs Things Are: Conferences and Convenings