Workshop for Department Chairs and Leaders

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) hosts an annual workshop for department chairs, held in the same location as and just prior to the Joint Mathematics Meetings. This one-day session for mathematical sciences department chairs and leaders is organized in a workshop format to facilitate the sharing of ideas and experiences between peers and to create an environment in which attendees can address departmental challenges from new perspectives.

Past workshop sessions have focused on a range of departmental issues including:

  • Personnel Issues
  • Long Range Planning
  • Faculty and Staff Hiring/Evaluation
  • Promotion and Tenure
  • Budget Management/Fundraising
  • Assessments
  • Outreach
  • Stewardship
  • Junior Faculty Development
  • Communication Within and Outside the Department
  • Department Leadership

The most recent AMS Department Chairs Workshop was held on January 14, 2020 in Denver, CO. The workshop included discussion of the following topics:

Links for faculty development/research programs:

Registration for this workshop is separate from the Joint Mathematics Meetings. For more information Email the AMS Washington Office