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. 

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Upcoming events

Thursday, August 6, 2020
1-2:30 p.m. via Zoom 

"PPE for department chairs: What to expect when you’re expecting a pandemic, protests and elections"

Presented by Aashir Nasim, Ph.D., Vice President of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success and Professor and Director, VCU iCubed

Click here to register for the August 6 session


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
3-4:30 p.m. via Zoom 

"Fall 2020 and the Need for Strong Academic Leadership: A Conversation with the Provost"

Presented by Gail Hackett, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Click here to register for the September 2 session

Previous events

Climate Matters
Date: Jan. 28, 2020, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Cathy Trower , Ph.D., President, Trower & Trower
Location: Cabell Library, Room 303

The Special and Important Role of Department Chairs in P&T Process
Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Gypsy Denzine, Ph.D., Senior vice provost for faculty affairs
Location: University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms A-B

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