Save the Date: Academic Administrators Seminar Series

Published: July 20th, 2012

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 and register early.

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 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
Tuesday, September 18, 2012     8:15 am – 2:00 pm

Welcome by Provost Joe Glover

Department Chairs Wear Many Hats: Mentoring of Junior Faculty and Students; Handling Adverse Events, etc.

Information Available through the Office of Institutional Planning and Research

Legal Tips: What Every Department Chair and Director Should Know

Privacy and Security

Part II: Department Chairs and Directors as Personnel Managers
Thursday, October 18, 2012     8:15 am – 2:00 pm

Welcome by President Machen

Staff Relations: Evaluations, Compensation, Classification and Leave Management

Faculty Evaluations

Letters of Offer and Common Mistakes

Managing Conflict

Part III: Financial Management and Student Issues
Tuesday, November 6, 2012    8:15 am – 2:30 pm

Helping Students in Distress: a Faculty and Staff Resource Guide

University Budget and Fiscal Accountability

How to Use the UFF Foundation

Academic Integrity and working with disruptive students

First Generation Students

To register, please visit:

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

Thank you.

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