Chairs

The chair's role is key in the developing and sustaining of quality departments. The chair must insure that the department has the resources and the people to carry out the institutional and departmental missions. He or she is responsible for the equitable distribution of assignments, the hiring and mentoring of young faculty, the facilitation a healthy departmental dynamic - one that encourages collaboration. The chair serves as the representative of the department to the senior academic officers and the rest of the campus.