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


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]