New Academic Affairs Administrator Orientation

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost coordinates orientation, training and support for new Academic Affairs Administrators. This orientation brings administrators and experts from around campus who can offer valuable insight on the new responsibilities you have recently assumed and who will serve as a resource for you. The orientation also provides Academic Affairs Administrators the opportunity to interact with their colleagues. 

2017-2018

DateContent and PresenterTime/Location
August 25Welcome and overview
  • Dawn Bratsch-Prince, Associate Provost for Faculty
The Role of an Academic Affairs Administrator at ISU: 
Expectations for Leadership, Management and Strategic Planning
  • Jonathan Wickert, Senior Vice President and Provost
DiSC Styles and Communicating Through our Differences
  • Katharine Hensley, Faculty Development Coordinator
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
September 15Supporting Research
  • Sarah Nusser, Vice President for Research
Graduate Education
  • William Graves, Dean of the Graduate College
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
September 29The Complexities of Faculty Recruitment and Retention
  • Dana Rasmussen, Manager, University Human Resources
  • Joe Colletti, Senior Associate Dean, College of Ag and Life Sciences
  • Sarah Nusser, Vice President of Research
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
October 6Supporting Students
  • Vernon Hurte, Dean of Students
  • Kipp Van Dyke, Assistant Dean/Director, Student Assistance 
  • Margo Foreman, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity 
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
 
October 13Financial
  • Ellen Reints, Program Manager, SVPP
Foundation

8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall

October 27Handling Disputes and Conflict
  • Brenda Behling, Director of Academic Policy and Personnel, Senior Vice President and Provost 
  • Andrea Little, UHR Manager
  • Deanna Clingan-Fischer, Ombuds Officer
  • University Counsel
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
November 3

Data-informed Decision-making 

  • Beate Schmittmann, Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Amanda Degraff, Institutional Research 
  • Karen Zunkel, Director for Undergraduate Programs and Academic Quality
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
November 17High Impact Educational Practices
  • Ann Marie VanDerZanden, Associate Provost for Academic Programs
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
December 1Facilities Planning and Management
  • Kate Gregory, Senior Vice President for University Services 
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall
December 15Evaluation and Recognition of Faculty 
  • Dawn Bratsch-Prince, Associate Provost for Faculty
  • Surya Mallapragada, Associate VPR
  • Panel of Department Chairs
8:15-9:30 am
2030 Morrill Hall

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