Faculty Affairs

Academic Leadership Program 2012-2013

Session 3:  Developing a vision for one's department/division

Tuesday November 13, 2012
8:00 am – 10:00 am
East Baltimore Campus
Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E9519

Experienced panel discusses:

  • What is a departmental vision?  How does one set priorities?
  • Kinds of change: faculty, graduate program, undergraduate curriculum
  • Setting goals: SMART  (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely)
  • Negotiating with the dean to strengthen the department
  • Three biggest challenges
  • Three best examples of moving towards change

Panelists:

Stephen Desiderio, Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Director of Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences, Director of Immunobiology Program, Institute for Cell Engineering, SOM [bio]
Diane Griffin
, Alfred and Jill Sommer Professor and Chair in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, BSPH [bio]
Daniel Reich, Professor and Chair of Department of Physics and Astronomy, KSAS [bio]
Ben Schafer
, Professor and Chair of Department of Civil Engineering, WSE [bio]