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EAB has created the Flexible Work Collaborative for Hybrid and Remote Employees to help our partners understand the principles behind an effective flexible work policy, and develop a policy they can implement on their campus.
An academic department chair is a significant member of the university’s leadership. They serve as the academic leader for the department and are tasked with advancing and supporting the department’s mission while providing strategic direction for the faculty, staff and students within the department. But how do faculty members, who are well trained in their disciplines, teaching, research, and service navigate their way to managing budgets, providing administrative oversight, scheduling classes, and managing conflict?
As institutions look to create new programs and/or enhance existing programs -it is important to ensure that all efforts are aligned with the overarching mission and direction of the institution. Rankings and other discipline-specific reputational markers also influence the creation of new programs.
A crisis such as COVID-19 poses countless urgent decisions that are difficult for leaders to prioritize, often at the expense of long-term strategy. This fall, I sat down with more than two dozen college and university presidents for a roundtable discussion on avoiding the pitfalls of crisis thinking and building a culture of resilient leadership on campus.
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