Department Head Resources

Resources on Leadership

Below are a selection of topics related to administrative leadership with accompanying resources that complement the content in the New Heads Seminars and other leadership programs such as the Academic Leadership Institute.

These resources include selected links to Building Strong Geosciences Departments, the best single set of online resources for developing a strong department and part of the broader On the Cutting Edge website, an NSF-funded collection of materials on teaching, research, and career management. Most of these resources are broadly applicable to varied disciplines.

Learning to Lead

Reviewing Performance

Negotiating Conflicts and Creating Supportive Work Environments

Budgeting Resources

UA Employee Wellness and Human Resources

Continuing to Learn as You Lead

Managing Change and Driving Innovation

Expanding Collaboration

Increasing Research

Improving Teaching and Growing Enrollments (and RCM revenues)