Faculty Leadership Institute
2020 Faculty Leadership Institute
The Faculty Leadership Institute is scheduled for two Friday afternoons during the spring 2020 semester: January 24 and February 28. Faculty are welcome to attend individual sessions of interest or the entire day.
Please select the sessions you plan to attend here. All sessions will take place in the Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning (FCT&L), Crabbe Library 318.
The 2020 agenda will be finalized in early fall 2019.
Day 1: FLI Schedule - Friday, January 24, 2020
|12:00PM-12:05PM||Welcome and Introduction||Dr. Sara Zeigler|
|12:05PM-1:25PM||Getting Sued Gracefully (Lunch served)||Professor Lynnette Noblitt|
|1:30PM-3:00PM||Starving the Beast--But Not the Faculty||Dr. Jerry Pogatshnik, Interim Provost|
|3:15PM-4:30PM||The View From Frankfort: Politics and Policy Updates for EKU Faculty||Dr. David McFaddin & Ethan Whitt|
|4:30PM-6:30PM||Reception with the Provost|
Day 2: FLI Schedule - Friday, February 28, 2020
|11:00AM-11:05AM||Welcome and Introduction||Dr. Sara Zeigler|
|11:05AM-12:00PM||Ask a Regent||Select Regents|
Student Panelists TBA
|1:30PM-2:55PM||Conflict Management||Dr. Jill Parrott|
|3:00PM-3:15PM||Closing Reflections and Survey||FLI Steering Committee|
Previous Faculty Leadership Institutes
The inaugural Faculty Leadership Institute launched on January 9-10, 2017. There were 26 participants in the inaugural Faculty Leadership Institute and candidates were drawn from a campus-wide call for applicants and selected through a committee review process.
The second FLI had 17 participants from across departments. Candidates were drawn from a campus-wide call for applicants and selected through a committee review process.
The 2019 FLI had over 30 participants. Participants came from across departments and colleges.
Description and Expected Outcomes
As faculty members advance in their academic careers, they need new skills and strategies for managing and leading complex academic initiatives. The Faculty Leadership Institute provides prospective academic leaders with the resources and support they need to guide the University through change and ensure continued excellence.
Expected Outcomes include:
Strengthened skills applicable in current and future academic roles and work
Enhanced knowledge of academic committee and program leadership and how differences in style, strategy, and approach affect collaborative work
Improved skills for those leading academic programs and committees at the department, college, and University levels
Enhanced ability to identify faculty for committee work and future academic leadership roles
Increased interactions among faculty across departments
Please contact us with any questions about the application process or Faculty Leadership Institute:
Dr. Sara Zeigler
Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
Dr. Russell Carpenter
Executive Director, Noel Studio for Academic Creativity
Faculty Leadership Institute Steering Committee
Dr. Shirley O'Brien
Dr. Matthew Winslow