The series is designed to bring together department chairs, directors, associate deans and deans in discussions about academic administrative management at UF, and to provide ongoing training and updated information about management issues for those who are new to their administrative roles.

Below is the tentative list of subjects that will be addressed. All of these events will be held at the HR Building.

AY 2017-2018 Academic Administrators Leadership Seminars (AALS)

All Agendas (.pdf)

Overview Basic Management – HR Bldg. 903 West University Avenue, Room 120
Monday, September 18, 2017 Agenda (.pdf)

This is a day-long seminar designed to bring together new department chairs, directors and associate deans for an overview of leadership, management, and regulatory issues important to their units.  Please contact to sign up.

Follow-up to the September Seminar – HR Bldg. 903 West University Avenue, Room 120
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 1:30-5:00 p.m.  Agenda (.pdf)

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  • "Information Available through the Office of Institutional Planning and Research (IPR)," Cathy Lebo, Assistant Provost and Direcotr, OIPR
  • "Legal Tips: What Every Department Chair and Director Should Know,” Ryan Fuller, Senior University Counsel for Human Resources, Employment and Labor, UF General Counsel’s Office
  • “Nominating Faculty for Awards,” David Reed, Provost Fellow and Professor FLMNH
  • “Student Concerns, Complaints and Issues,” Ron Anderson, UF Ombuds, UF Office of the Ombuds

Case Studies & UF Government Relations – HR Bldg. 903 W University Avenue, Room 120
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:30-12:00n  Agenda (.pdf)

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  • Welcome and overview by Dr. Angel Kwolek-Folland, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs
  • Case Studies relevance and discussions
  • "UF Government Relations: How We Advocate for UF in Tallahassee", Jane Adams, Vice President, UF University Relations