Department Chair Leadership Program

The Department Chair Leadership Program provides an opportunity for university department chairs to engage with topics and strategies about faculty performance, developing faculty, hiring diverse and talented faculty, managing and resolving conflict, and more. The program sessions also offer opportunities for department chairs to engage and network across the VCU community. 

Upcoming events

The Department Chair’s Role in the VCU Course Redesign Initiative
Date: Tues., October 22, 2019, 2-3 p.m.
Speaker: Carolyn Jarmon, Ph.D., Vice President, The National Center for Academic Transformation
Location: University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms A-B

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Chairs’ Role in Faculty Annual Reviews: Tips for Providing Positive Feedback and “Radical Candor” When Needed
Date: Mon., October 28, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Speaker: Gypsy Denzine, Ph.D., Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, VCU Office of the Provost
Location: University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms A-B

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Supporting Mid-Career Faculty Members
Date: Thurs., November 21, 2019, 3 - 5:30 p.m.
Speaker: Kim Case, Ph.D., VCU Director of Faculty Success
Location: University Student Commons, SGA Senate Chambers
Reception: Student Commons, James River Terrace, 4:30-5:30

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