Academic Leaders Series

The Academic Leaders Series is a year-long program designed to help develop leadership, communication, and conflict management skills of academic administrators and aspiring leaders. The program is for academic unit leaders including department heads and chairs, program and center directors, assistant and associate deans, and assistant, associate, and vice chairs, and emerging faculty leaders. The program is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost, Colleges, NDSU Ombuds, and NDSU HR.

Workshops for 2022-2023

April 25, 2023 3:30-4:30pm
"Land Grant Institutions." David Buchanan (Professor of Animal Science, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources). Join Zoom Meeting.

Previous Workshops

To view previous workshops, please visit the NDSU Faculty Affairs YouTube Channel.

March 29, 2023
"Keeping Stress from Taking Over the Rest of Your Life." Kristine Paranica, J.D. (NDSU Ombuds) & Carrie Anne Platt, Ph.D. (Professor, Department of Communication & Interim Dean, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences). Meeting Recording

February 22, 2023
"Leadership and Courage Building Skills." Jill Nelson (Professor & Senior Associate Dean, College of Human Sciences and Education).

January 30, 2023
"Stress, Burnout, and Finding Balance." Kristine Paranica, J.D. (NDSU Ombuds), Jessica Danielson Ph.D., LPC C-S, NCC (NDSU Clinic Director, Field Experience Coordinator, and Clinical Mental Health Program Coordinator). Meadow Lark, Memorial Union

November 16, 2022
"Conflict Communication: Expectations and Management". Stephenson Beck (Professor & Chair, Department of Communication).
Hidatsa Room, Memorial Union

November 30, 2022
"Managing Budgets". Alan Kallmeyer (Interim Dean, College of Business). Meeting Recording

October 26, 2022
"Working with Distressed Students". Emily Frazier (Dean of Students), Megan Talcott (Sexual Assault Prevention and Advocacy Coordinator). Meeting Recording

September 9, 2022
"Leadership with President Cook". David Cook (President, NDSU). Anishinaabe Theater, Memorial Union

April 26, 2022
"Leadership with President Bresciani". Dean Bresciani (President, NDSU). Festival Concert Hall, Challey School of Music

March 24, 2022
"Student Success and Achievement". Becky Bahe (Director, Career & Advising Center), Jeff Boyer (Director of Assessment and Accreditation), Phil Hunt (University Registrar) Meeting Recording

March 7, 2022
"Tools for Inclusive Leadership". Margaret Fitzgerald (Provost, NDSU), Angela Fowler (Academic Personnel Coordinator), William Nganje (Chair, Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics) Christopher Ray (Associate Professor & Head, School of Education), Christina Weber (Professor & Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology) Meeting Recording

January 26, 2022
"Land Grant Institutions". David Buchanan (Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources) Meeting Recording

December 1, 2021
"Managing Budgets". Dr. Alan Kallmeyer (Professor & Chair, Mechanical Engineering)

November 17, 2021
"Partners in Philanthropy". Monique Anderson (NDSU Senior Vice President of Development) Meeting Recording

February 19, 2021
"Faculty Position Descriptions/Workloads" Jim Deal (Interim Dean, Human Sciences and Education) Meeting Recording

December 15, 2020
"Managing Budgets" Alan Kallmeyer (Chair, Mechanical Engineering)

November 19, 2020
"Communicating Expectations"  Ben Duncan (Interim Dean, College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies) Meeting Recording

October 27, 2020
"Maintaining a Healthy Climate" Kristine Paranica (NDSU Ombuds)  Meeting Recording

Workshops Prior to 2020

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