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2018-19 Department Chairs

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Development Opportunities

Upcoming Workshops

The Introvert's Guide to Academic Leadership: How Introverts and Extraverts Build Successful Teams (Jeffrey Buller - Academic Impressions Webinar) Monday, October 22, 2018; (Zilber Hall 470, Noon - 1pm with lunch included). RSVP to Gary Meyer at or 288-6350.


Leadership: Seeing with the Eyes of Love (Michael Donte - Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality) Tuesday, October 30, 2018; Sensenbrenner Hall 304


The Call to Teach (offered twice with the Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality) Monday, November 12, 2018 (AMU 163; Noon - 1pm) and Thursday, November 15, 2018 (AMU 163; 12:30 - 1:30pm). RSVP to Julie Bach at or 288-4545.


Academic Data for Decision Making (Alix Riley, Office of Institutional Research & Analysis) Tuesday, November 13, 2018 (CTL - Raynor Library, Noon-1:15pm). RSVP to Gary Meyer at or 288-6350.


Faculty Evaluation (Gary Meyer, Office of Faculty Affairs) Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (Zilber Hall 470, Noon-1:15pm). RSVP to Gary Meyer at or 288-6350.


Articles of Interest

Books of Interest

Leadership Quotes

  • "Leadership is a choice, not a position." (Stephen Covey)
  • "Anyone wanting to be a leader among you must first be the servant...If you choose to lead, you must serve." (Jesus Christ)
  • "The true price of leadership is the willingness to place the needs of others above your own. Great leaders truly care about those they are privileged to lead and understand that the true cost of the leadership privilege comes at the expense of self-interest." (Simon Sinek)
  • "True leaders understand that leadership is not about them but about those they serve. It is not about exalting themselves but about lifting others up." (Sheri Dew)

  • "What distinguishes a great leader from a mediocre one is that a great leader has a heart for his people." (Leman / Pentak)
  • "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." (John Quincy Adams)