Faculty Leadership Institute
2019 Faculty Leadership Institute
The Faculty Leadership Institute is scheduled for two Friday afternoons during the spring 2019 semester: February 8 and March 1. 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.
|12:00PM-12:05PM||Welcome and Introduction||Dr. Sara Zeigler|
|12:05PM-1:00PM||Getting Sued Gracefully (Lunch served)||Professor Lynnette Noblitt|
|1:00PM-3:00PM||Starving the Beast--But Not the Faculty||Dr. Jerry Pogatshnik, Interim Provost|
|3:15PM-4:30PM||Faculty Leadership Discussion||FLI Committee|
|4:30PM-6:30PM||Reception with the Provost|
|11:00AM-11:05AM||Welcome and Introduction||Dr. Sara Zeigler|
|11:05AM-12:00PM||The View from Frankfort: Politics and Policy Updates for EKU Faculty||Dr. David McFaddin and Ethan Whitt|
Student Panelist featuring:
|1:30PM-2:55PM||Antidepressants for Academics||Dr. Richard Crosby, Dr. Stephanie McSpirit, & Dr. Charlotte Rich|
|3:00PM-4:00PM||Faculty Engagement and Closing Reflections||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.
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