Thursday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 202, JW Marriott
Navigating New Waters: Contemporary Challenges of the Chair
A special session. Presiding: Tom Cerasulo, Elms Coll.
Speakers: Kirk Curnutt, Troy Univ.; Tracy Floreani, Oklahoma City Univ.; Sonja Rae Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan Univ.; Marc Greenberg, Univ. of Kansas; David T. Humphries, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Emily Todd, Westfield State Univ.
Panelists share productive solutions and best practices for issues facing the twenty-first-century chair in a climate of shifting institutional expectations. Each participant briefly describes a challenge he or she has encountered and provides a suggestion for dealing with it. Much of the session time is devoted to discussion among the panelists and with the audience.