Save the Dates: Academic Administrators Seminar Series

Published: July 12th, 2011

Category: Memos

Dr. Kathleen Ann Long, Associate Provost

Please advise new department chairs and directors in your area of the upcoming Academic Administrators Seminar Series and encourage them to save the dates. The series is designed to bring together department chairs, directors, associate deans and deans in discussions about academic administrative management at UF, and to provide ongoing training and updated information about management issues for those who are new to their administrative roles.

Below is the tentative list of subjects we’ll address at each session. A registration reminder will be sent before each session. Breakfast and snacks will be served. All of these events will be held in Emerson Alumni Hall.

Part I: Overview of Basic Management Issues
Thursday, September 15, 2011
8:15 am – 12:00pm

Welcome by Associate Provost Kathleen Ann Long

Department Chairs Wear Many Hats

Information Available through the Office of Institutional Planning and Research

Legal Tips: What Every Department Chair and Director Should Know


Part II: Department Chairs and Directors as Managers of Human and Financial Capital
Thursday, October 20, 2011
8:15am – 1:30 pm

Welcome by Provost Joe Glover

How to Use the UF Foundation

Staff Relations: Evaluations, Compensation, Classification and Leave Management

Faculty Search and Waivers Process and Procedures

University Budgets and Fiscal Accountability


Part III: Student Issues and Sexual Harassment
Thursday, November 17, 2011
8:15 am – 12:00 pm

Helping Students in Distress, a Faculty and Staff Resource Guide

Academic Integrity and working with disruptive students

Sexual Harassment: Administrator Responsibilities


If you have any questions or suggestions for these seminars, please contact my assistant, Ellen Sattler at

Thank you.

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