2022 Workshop for Department Chairs and Leaders
The American Mathematical Society recently hosted an annual workshop for department chairs and leaders. In this one-day session, the objective was to provide opportunities for participants to share ideas and experiences and to foster the development of a community of peers who can continue to provide one another support and ideas in the vital role of department chair.
- Who: Chairpersons from all types of departments and institutions, chairs-to-be, directors of undergraduate study, directors of graduate study, and non-titular leaders
- When: It was held on April 5, 2022 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM PT
- Where: Virtual
- Registration Fees:
- US $50 - AMS members
- US $100 - non-members
- Registration is no longer available. Stay tuned for information for the next workshop.
The Workshop provided an opportunity to share experiences about issues and trends that have an impact on math department chairs, math departments, and colleges and universities. Topics included resources, handling stress (students, staff and faculty), curriculum, and instructional delivery.
Read article by Scott Hershberger: Department Chairs discuss challenges and solutions at annual workshop.
The workshop was sponsored by the AMS Division of Meetings and Professional Services and the following individuals were organizers:
- Luca Capogna, Smith College
- Anne Fernando, Norfolk State University
- Kevin Knudson, University of Florida
- Emille Davie Lawrence, University of San Francisco
Please send your questions about future workshops to: AMS Programs Department
Recent workshops have included such topics as:
- "Modernizing Mathematics and Mathematicians" Presented by Kevin Knudson, University of Florida and Jennifer Zhao, University of Michigan-Dearborn
- "Evaluating Teaching" Presented by Luca Capogna, WPI and Jennifer Zhao, University of Michigan-Dearborn
- "Difficult Conversations" Presented by Gloria Marí-Beffa, University of Wisconsin and Luca Capogna, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
- "The Entrepreneurial Mathematics Department" Presented by Gloria Marí-Beffa, University of Wisconsin and Luca Capogna, Worcester Polytechnic Institute