Past LEAD Seminars

LEadership and ADministrator (LEAD) Seminar Series | Past LEAD Seminars

FALL 2015

Information Technology Unplugged
Joanna Young, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, MSU and Chairperson of the Board for Merit Networks
Panel of MSU Academic and Administrative Leaders

Conversation with Acting Provost June Pierce Youatt
June Pierce Youatt,& Acting Provost, MSU

Learning Analytics at MSU
​Bethan Cantwell, Director, Institutional Studies, Office of Planning and Budgets
R. Sekhar Chivukula, Associate Dean, College of Natural Science
Panel of MSU Faculty, Advisors, and Staff

Faculty Civility and Academic Freedom: Protecting the Workplace While Preserving Academic Culture
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
William Donohue, Faculty Grievance Official, MSU

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Success in the Academic Hiring Process From Start to Finish: Clarifying Purposes and Procedures, Avoiding Delays, and Increasing Faculty Quality and Diversity
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
Mark Roehling, Professor, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU

SPRING 2015

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Conversation with Acting Provost June P. Youatt
June P. Youatt,& Acting Provost, MSU

Faculty Performance Review and Development: Improving the Process and its Outcomes
​Theodore H. Curry II,& Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, and Professor, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU

Moving Towards Best-in-Class Support Services
Satish Udpa, Executive Vice President for Administrative Services, MSU
Dan Bollman, Assistant Vice President, Infrastructure Planning and Facilities, MSU
Sharon Butler, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, MSU
Joanna Young, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, MSU

Financial Management for Administrators
David Byelich, Assistant Vice President and Director, Office of Planning and Budgets, MSU
Mark Haas, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, MSU
Thomas Luccock, Director, Internal Audit, MSU

MSU Faculty Work Environment Survey: Key Findings and Implications - WEBINAR
Mark Roehling, Professor, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU

Effective Faculty Mentoring
​Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, and Professor, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU
William Anderson, Professor, Office of Medical Education Research Development and Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, College of Human Medicine, MSU
Isis Settles, Associate Professor, Psychology, College of Social Science, MSU
A Panel of Successful Faculty Mentors
MSU Transforming Theatre Ensemble, Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, MSU

FALL 2014

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Conversation with Provost June P. Youatt
June P. Youatt, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

How You Can Benefit from MSU's Capital Campaign: Your Role as an Academic Leader
Robert Groves, Vice President, University Advancement, MSU
University Advancement Staff Members

The Realities of Strategic Planning
Donde Ashmos Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Institutional Accreditation: 2016 is Right Around the Corner
Kelly Funk, Director, Academic Assessment, Program Review, and Accreditation, MSU
Sue Blanshan, Senior Advisor to the Provost, MSU
MSU's NSF ADVANCE Grant: What we've done, what we've learned, and what we're doing next
June Pierce Youatt, Provost and Principal Investigator of the MSU ADAPP-ADVANCE Grant
MSU Campus Leaders

SPRING 2014

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Conversation with Acting Provost June P. Youatt
June P. Youatt, Acting Provost, MSU

MSU Data Garden
David Byelich, Assistant Vice President and Director, Office of Planning and Budgets, MS

Community Engagement Scholarship: Making the Connections to Bolder By Design
Hiram A. Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement and University Distinguished Professor in Psychology

Designing for the Diffusion of Innovations
James W. Dearing, Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, MSU

FALL 2013

Faculty Performance Review and Development: Improving the Process and its Outcomes
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, and Professor, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU

Collegiality in Higher Education
Marilyn Amey, Chair and Professor, Educational Administration, MSU

Advancing Our Culture of High Performance at Michigan State University
Satish Udpa, ;Executive Vice President for Administrative Services, MSU

Affordable Care Act: The Implications for Academic Administrators
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, and Professor, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU
Sharon Butler, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, MSU
David Byelich, Assistant Vice President and Director, Office of Budgets and Planning, MSU
James Nash, Director, Employee Relations, Human Resources, MSU
Renee Rivard, Director, Benefits, Human Resources, MSU
Alice Smith, Assistant Director, Benefits, Human Resources, MSU

SPRING 2013

Inclusive Leadership
Paulette Granberry Russell, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity; Director, Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, MSU
Patricia Lowrie, Director Emerita, Women’s Resource Center; Assistant to the Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, MSU
Maximizing Faculty-Staff Work Relationships for Improved Organizational Health and Productivity
Theodore H. Curry, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, MSU
Dawn Hecker, Director, Organization and Employee Development, MSU
Kathie Elliott, Assistant Director, Employee Relations, MSU
Panel of MSU Human Resources Specialists
Cultivating a Pipeline into Academic Administration: Implications for Administrators and Faculty
Deborah DeZure, Assistant Provost for Faculty and Organizational Development (F&OD), MSU
Allyn Shaw, Director, Organizational and Leadership Development Programs; Associate Director for Faculty and Organizational Development, F&OD, MSU
Julie Rojewski, Director, ADAPP ADVANCE Grant, Ph.D. Candidate, HALE Program, MSU
Karen Klomparens, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate School, MSU
Success in the Academic Hiring Process From Start to Finish: Clarifying Purposes and Procedures, Avoiding Delays, and Increasing Faculty Quality and Diversity
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
Mark Roehling, Professor, Human Resources and Labor Relations, College of Social Science, MSU

FALL 2012

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU
Conversation with Provost Kim Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU
Financial Management: Multi-year Budget Planning
David S. Byelich, Assistant Vice President and Director, Office of Planning and Budgets, MSU
Evaluating Department Chairpersons and School Directors: What is the Process and What do Deans Expect
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President of Academic Human Resources, MSU
Marietta Baba, Dean, College of Social Science and Professor, Anthropology, MSU
James Kirkpatrick, Dean, College of Natural Science and Professor, Geology, MSU
Infusing Responsible and Ethical Research Education in Departments and Programs: Expectations and Resources
Karen Klomparens, Associate Provost for Graduate Education; Dean, The Graduate School; Professor, Plant Biology, MSU
Terry May, Conflict of Interest Officer, MSU
Stephanie Watts, Assistant Dean, The Graduate School; Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, MSU
Building Strategic International Research Partnerships
Jeff Riedinger, Dean, Office of International Studies and Programs and Professor, Community, Agriculture, Recreation, and Resource Studies, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU
Walter Esselman, Chair and Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, College of Natural Science, MSU
Anne Ferguson, Co-Director, Center for Gender in Global Context and Professor, Anthropology, College of Social Science, MSU
Eric Crawford, Co-Director, Food Security Group and Professor, Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU

SPRING 2012

Faculty Performance Review and Development: Improving the Process and its Outcomes
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, MSU
Seven Sensible Practices So You Can (Re)Gain, Maintain, and Sustain Control of Your Worklife
Meggin McIntosh, Director Emerita of the Excellence in Teaching Program at the University of Nevada, Reno and President of Emphasis on Excellence, Inc.
Where do Things Stand with Enterprise Business Systems (EBS)?
David Gift, Vice Provost for Libraries, Computing and Technology, MSU
Bruce Alexander, Director, Enterprise Business Systems Project, MSU
MSU Faculty and staff who have had success with EBS
Evaluating Faculty Mentoring Programs and Relationships
Clare Luz, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, MSU
Elizabeth Simmons, Dean, Lyman Briggs College and Professor, Physics, Physics and Astronomy, College of Natural Science, MSU
A Panel of MSU Faculty and Administrators

FALL 2011

Success in the Academic Hiring Process From Start to Finish: Clarifying Purposes and Procedures, Avoiding Delays, and Increasing Faculty Quality and Diversity
Theodure H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
Mark Roehling, Professor, Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU
Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU
From Interdisciplinary Units to Interdisciplinary Campus Cultures
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor, Humanities (Department of English); Faculty Fellow, Office for Teaching and Learning, Wayne State University
Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU
Understanding and Leveraging the Michigan State University Branding Initiative
Elizabeth H. Simmons, Dean, Lyman Briggs College and Professor, Physics, Physics and Astronomy, College of Natural Science, MSU
Clare Luz, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, MSU
MSU's Transforming Theatre Ensemble
Panel of Experienced Mentors

Budgeting for Long-term Success: Multi-year Plans in a Difficult Fiscal Reality
David S. Byelich,Assistant Vice President and Director, Office of Planning and Budgets, MSU

Post-Tenure Review: What Can Be Done at MSU
Theodore H. Curry, II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Kristine Zayko, Deputy General Counsel, MSU
Elizabeth Alexander, University Physician, MSU
Deborah DeZure, Assistant Provost for Faculty and Organizational Development, MSU
William Wadland, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Development, and Chair, Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, MSU

SPRING 2011

From Interdisciplinary Units to Interdisciplinary Campus Cultures
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor, Humanities (Department of English); Faculty Fellow, Office of Teaching and Learning, Wayne State University

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

The Evaluation of Teaching: New Models, New Requirements, New Opportunities (Joint LEAD and WFL)
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Deborah DeZure, Assistant Provost for Faculty and Organizational Development, MSU
A panel of chairs and directors

Roundtables:Informal Discussions for Academic Administrators
What's Next for Enterprise Business Systems(EBS)?
David Gift, Vice Provost for Libraries, Computing and Technology, MSU
Bruce Alexander, Director, Enterprise Business Systems Project, MSU

FALL 2010

Administering the Contract Between the Union of Non-tenure Track Faculty (UNTF) and MSU – What Units and Administrators Need to Know
Theodore H. Curry, II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, MSU
James Nash, Director, Employee Relations, Human Resources, MSU

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Establishing the Family-Friendly Campus: Models for Effective Practice
Jaime Lester, Assistant Professor, Higher Education, George Mason University
Margaret Sallee, Assistant Professor, Higher Education, University of Tennessee

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Climate and Culture at MSU – What the NSF ADAPP1 ADVANCE Grant Work-Environment Survey Tells Leaders and What Can be Done to Improve Climate and Culture
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, Co-PI, MSU NSF ADAPP ADVANCE Grant, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, MSU
Mark Roehling, Associate Professor, Human Resources and Labor Relations; Co-PI, MSU NSF ADAPP ADVANCE Grant, MSU

Assessing Your Leadership Style: Using and Interpreting FIRO-B (The Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation – Behavior Instrument)
Jan Collins-Eaglin, Director, Counseling Center, MSU

Fundraising at MSU: The Department Chairperson's Challenge
Robert Groves, Vice President, University Advancement, MSU
Kris Bradley, Director, Constituency Programs, University Advancement, MSU

SPRING 2010

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Faculty Performance Review and Development: Improving the Process and its Outcomes
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Human Resources, MSU

Being Prepared: What Administrators Need to Know in the Event of Personnel Reductions
Elizabeth Alexander, University Physician, MSU
Kay Boucher, Senior Human Resources Analyst, Human Resources, MSU
Brent Bowditch, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, MSU
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Dawn Hecker, Assistant Director, Human Resources, Human Resource Development, MSU
James Nash, Director, Employee Relations, Human Resources, MSU
Renee Rivard, Director, Benefits, Human Resources, MSU

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Strategic Application of Blended Learning: Administrative Structures for Effective Online and Blended Learning Initiatives
David Gift, Vice Provost, Libraries, Computing and Technology (LC&T), MSU
Brendan Guenther, Director, Virtual University Design and Technology (VuDAT), MSU
Byron Brown, Professor and Instructional Technology Advisor to LC&T, MSU
Severin Grabski, Associate Professor and Instructional Technology Advisor to LC&T, MSU

Financial Management for Administrators
David Brower, Assistant Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Controller, MSU
Thomas Luccock, Director, Internal Audit, MSU

FALL 2009

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Leadership Communication Strategies for Leading Change
Mary Lou Higgerson, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Baldwin-Wallace College

Success in the Academic Hiring Process From Start to Finish: Clarifying Purposes and Procedures, Avoiding Delays, and Increasing Faculty Quality and Diversity
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
Mark Roehling, Associate Professor, Labor and Industrial Relations, MSU

Academic Program Review
Linda Stanford, Associate Provost for Academic Services, MSU
Karen Klomparens, Associate Provost for Graduate Education; Dean, The Graduate School, MSU
Douglas Estry, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education; Dean, Undergraduate Studies MSU
Kelly Funk, Director of Assessment, MSU
Mary Black, Director of Institutional Studies, MSU
Rene Stewart O'Neal, Director of University Planning, MSU
Karin Wurst, Dean, College of Arts and Letters, MSU
Tom Berding, Chair, Department of Art and Art History, MSU
J.R. Haywood, Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, MSU

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Post-Tenure Review: What Can Be Done at MSU
Theodore H. Curry, II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Kristine Zayko, Deputy General Counsel, MSU
Marietta Baba, Dean, College of Social Science, MSU
James Kirkpatrick, Dean, College of Natural Science, MSU
Frank Fear, Senior Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU
Deborah DeZure, Assistant Provost for Faculty and Organizational Development, MSU

Maximizing Ability and Opportunity: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities at MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
Kristine Moore, Institutional Equity Coordinator, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, MS
Mike Hudson, Director, Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities, MSU
Jeanne Kincaid, Disability Lawyer and Consultant

SPRING 2009

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Faculty Performance Review and Development: Improving the Process and its Outcomes
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Financial Management During Difficult Times
June Youatt, Senior Associate Provost, MSU
David Byelich, Assistant Vice President and Director for Planning and Budgets, MSU
Brent Bowditch, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, MSU

Planning Ahead for the New Enterprise Business Systems
David Gift, Vice Provost, Libraries, Computing and Technology, MSU
Bruce Alexander, Director, Enterprise Business Systems, MSU
Vincent Schmizzi, Assistant Controller and Team Lead, Finance Funtional Team, MSU

Being Prepared: What Administrators Need to Know in the Event of Personnel Reductions
Elizabeth Alexander, University Physician, MSU
Kay Boucher, Senior Human Resources Analyst, Human Resources, MSU
Theodore H. Curry, II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Dawn Hecker, Assistant Director, Human Resources, Human Resource Development, MSU
James Nash, Associate Director, Human Resources, Employee Relations, MSU
Renee Rivard, Director, Benefits, Human Resources, MSU

Our Common Future: Sustainability Efforts at MSU
Terry Link, Director, Campus Sustainability, MSU
Thomas Dietz, Assistant Vice President for Environmental Research; Director, Environmental Science and Policy Program; and Professor, Sociology and Crop and Soil Sciences, MSU
Geoffrey Habron, Associate Professor, Fisheries and Wildlife, MSU
Laurie Thorpe, Coordinator, RISE Program, MSU
Lynda Boomer, Environmental Engineer, MSU

FALL 2008

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Success in the Academic Hiring Process From Start to Finish: Clarifying Purposes and Procedures, Avoiding Delays, and Increasing Faculty Quality and Diversity
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU

Conversation with President Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

The Role of the University in Supporting Regional Prosperity
Steven Webster, Vice President of Governmental Relations, MSU
Mark Skinner, Vice President, State Science & Technology Institute
David Hollister, President and CEO, Primas Civitas Foundation
Denyse Ferguson, Interim President, Lansing Leap, Inc.

Campus Emergency Response, Communication, and Classroom Safety
Margaret (Penny) Fischer, First Lieutenant and member of the Emergency Management Unit, MSU Police Department

Religious Observance and Expression: Accommodations for Students and Workplace Accommodations-- Rights, Responsibilities, and Reasonableness
Paulette Granberry Russell, Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
Theresa Kelley, Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, MSU
Radhika Pasricha, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, MSU
Doug Estry, Associate Provost, Undergraduate Education, MSU
Lee June Vice President, Office for Student Affairs and Services and Associate Provost for Academic Student Services and Multicultural Issues, MSU
Kristine Moore, Institutional Equity Coordinator, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, MSU

SPRING 2008

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Strategies for Advancing Diversity and Quality at MSU in a Post-Prop 2 Environment
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU
Paulette Granberry Russell, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity Director, Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives, MSU
Theodore H. Curry, II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Kristine Zayko, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, MSU
James Cotter, Director, Office of Admissions, MSU
Julius Jackson, Assistant Dean, The Graduate School, MSU

Conversation with President Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Enterprise Business Information Systems Projects (EBSP) Update
David A. Gift, Vice Provost for Libraries, Computing and Technology, MSU
Bruce K. Alexander, Enterprise Business Systems Projects Director, and Associate Director, Administrative Information Services, MSU

How MSU Academic Governance Works
Robert F. Banks, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, Emeritus, MSU
Linda O. Stanford, Associate Provost for Academic Services
Jacquelyn Wright, Associate Professor, Nursing, Secretary for Academic Governance, MSU
E. James Potchen, Chair, Radiology, Chair, Executive Committee of Academic Council (ECAC), MSU
Harold Hughes, Professor, Packaging, Vice Chair, Executive Committee of Academic Council (ECAC), MSU
Kathleen Payne, Professor, Law, Member, University Committee on Faculty Tenure (UCFT), MSU
John Powell, Associate Professor, Kinesiology, Chair, University Committee on Faculty Affairs (UCFA), MSU
Ralph Putnam, Associate Professor, CEPSE, Member, University Committee on Academic Policy (UCAP), MSU
Michael Schechter, Professor, JamesMadisonCollege, Member, UCAP, MSU

Making Joint Appointments a Success
Theodore H. Curry II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Frank Fear, Senior Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU
Thomas Coon, Director, MSU Extension, MSU
Janet Bokemeier, Chair, Sociology, MSU
Walter Esselman, Chair, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, MSU
Pamela Whitten, Associate Dean, College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Steven Hanson, Chair, Agricultural Economics, MSU
Patricia Norris, Professor, Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies

Supporting Faculty in a Changing Context: Challenges and Strategies for MSU
Ann E. Austin, Professor, Educational Administration, MSU

Tackling the Human Resources Challenges of the Chair/Director
Theodore H. Curry, II, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Elizabeth Alexander, University Physician, MSU
John Revitte, Faculty Grievance Officer, MSU
Kristine Zayko, Associate General Counsel, MSU

Dubai: Where MSU is Today
John Hudzik, Vice President for Global Engagement and Strategic Projects

FALL 2007

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Conversation with President Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Campus Emergency Response, Communication, and Classroom Safety
Margaret (Penny) Fischer, First Lieutenant and member of the Emergency Management Unit, MSU Police Department

Assessing and Managing Conflict of Interest Situations Under the New Faculty Conflict of Interest Policy
Terry May, Director, Research Support and Development Services, MSU

Problem Solving for Academic Leaders
Peter Facione, Senior Associate, Stratus-Heery International

The Importance of Internal Controls: How to Detect and Prevent Fraud
Thomas N. Luccock, Director, Internal Audit, MSU
Jana L. Dean, Audit Manager, MSU

Study of Mid-Career Faculty: Implications for Practice
Roger Baldwin, Professor, Educational Administration, College of Education, MSU
Deborah DeZure, Assistant Provost for Faculty and Organizational Development, MSU
Allyn Shaw, Assistant Director of Leadership Development Programs, Office of Faculty and Organizational Development, MSU
Kristin Moretto, Ph.D. Candidate, Educational Administration, College of Education, MSU

SPRING 2007

Conversation with President Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

Results of the COACHE Study of Early Career Faculty
Cathy Trower, Co-Principal Investigator, Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education, Harvard University School of Education

Beyond Student Ratings: Multiple Measures of Teaching Effectiveness (Joint MULTI/Lilly Seminar)
Ronald A. Berk, Professor, Biostatistics and Measurement, The John Hopkins University

Running Efficient Meetings – Making Effective Decisions
John Tropman, Professor of Human Services Management, School of Social Work and Adjunct Professor, Management and Organizations, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Influencing Your Organization's Culture: Strategies and Devices for Fostering Positive Practices
Elaine Yakura, Associate Professor, Labor and Industrial Relations, MSU

Federal and State Governments are Broke: Public Research Universities Face the Most Critical Challenge of our Generation
Stephen Webster, Vice President, Governmental Relations, MSU
Mark Burnham, Associate Vice President, Governmental Relations, MSU

Engaging Higher Education in Multicultural Organization Development (MCOD) Systems Change
Matt Ouellett, Director, Center for Teaching, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Bailey Jackson, Associate Professor, Education, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

FALL 2006

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox , Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, MSU

Issues in Evaluating Teaching: A Comprehensive Perspective
(Joint MULTI/Lilly Seminar)
Raoul A. Arreola, Director of Assessment, and Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Michael Theall, Director, CATALYST, and Associate Professor,
Education, Youngstown State University

Running Effective Meetings--How to Get it Done in Half the Time
John Tropman, Professor of Human Services Management, School of Social Work and Adjunct Professor, Management and Organizations, Ross School of Business , University of Michigan

Getting the Students You Want and Keeping the Students You Have
Linda O. Stanford , Associate Provost for Academic Services and University Registrar, MSU
Mike Cook , Senior Associate Director, Office of Admissions and Scholarships, MSU
James Cotter , Acting Director, Office of Admissions and Scholarships, MSU
Val Meyers , Associate Director, Office of Financial Aid, MSU
Scott McMillan , Senior Associate Registrar, MSU
Panel of Associate MSU Deans

Conversation with President Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon , President, MSU

Globalization and Creation of Joint Programs with International Partners
Jeffrey M. Riedinger, Acting Dean, International Studies and Programs, MSU
Christine Geith, Director, MSU Global, MSU
James J. Kells, Acting Chair, Crop and Soil Sciences, MSU

Introduction to the Climate, Views and Practical Suggestions of Campus Union Leaders and University Labor Practitioners
Robert F. Banks, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Pamela S. Beemer , Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, MSU

Panel Moderator:
Terry Curry , Director and Professor, School of Labor and Industrial Relations, MSU

Panelists:
Scott Sowulewski, Director of Employee Relations, Human Resources, MSU
Wayne Cass , Coalition of Labor Unions at MSU, President
John Beck , Associate Professor, School of Labor and Industrial Relations, MSU

Managing the Unmanageable: Taming Administrative Overload
Robert F. Banks, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU

Building MSU's Metrics for Accountability: The Challenge We Face
John Hudzik, Vice President, Global Engagement and Strategic Projects, MSU

SPRING 2006

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost, MSU

Fund Raising at MSU: The Department Chair’s Challenge
Marti Heil, Associate Vice President, University Development, MSU
Roy Muir, Senior Consultant, Marts and Lundy

Success in the Academic Hiring Process From Start to Finish: Clarifying Purposes and Procedures, Avoiding Delays, and Increasing Faculty Diversity
Robert F. Banks, Assistant Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU
Paulette Granberry-Russell, Director, Affirmative Action, Compliance and Monitoring, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
CRLT Players, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

Maximizing Ability and Opportunity: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities at MSU
Paulette Granberry-Russell, Director, Affirmative Action, Compliance and Monitoring, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, MSU
Michael Hudson, Director, Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities, MSU
John Pedraza, Disability Resource Coordinator, RCPD, MSU
Kristine Zayko, Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, MSU

Lessons Learned on Leadership
Robert F. Banks, Assistant Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic Human Resources, MSU

So You Need to be an Entrepreneur!
Sandra Conn, Assistant Vice President, University Relations, Director, Public Relations, MSU

Making Well-Informed Administrative Decisions – Where to Find the Institutional Data You Need and How to Access It in Useful Ways
Peter Asquith, Associate Dean, Arts and Letters; Senior Advisor to the Vice Provost for Libraries, Computing and Technology, Professor, Philosophy, MSU
David Gift, Vice Provost for Libraries, Computing and Technology, MSU
Panel of MSU academic administrators

FALL 2005

Conversation with Provost Kim A. Wilcox
Kim A. Wilcox, Provost, MSU

Federal and State Governments are Broke: Public Research Universities Face the Most Critical Challenge of our Generation
Steven Webster, Vice President, Governmental Relations, MSU
Howard Gobstein, Associate Vice President, Governmental Relations, MSU

Supporting Work/Life Balance and a Culture of Flexibility in Academia: A Win/Win for Individuals, Their Families and the Institution
Lori Strom, Coordinator, Family Resource Center, MSU
Robert Banks, Assistant Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic
Human Resources, MSU
Panelists: Margaret Fankhauser, Chair and Associate Professor,
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MSU
Ellen Kossek, Professor, Labor and Industrial Relations, MSU
George Leroi, Dean, College of Natural Science, and
Professor, Chemistry, MSU

Conversation with President Lou Anna K. Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

Promoting Academic Rigor and Deep Learning: Implications for Faculty and Academic Administrators and Staff
George Kuh, Chancellor’s Professor of Higher Education, Director of the Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University

NCA/HLC Self-Study on Internationalization: Forging a Vision for the Future
Sherman Garnett, Dean and Professor, James Madison, MSU
Karen Klomparens, Dean, The Graduate School, Assistant Provost for Graduate Education, and Professor, Plant Biology, MSU
June Youatt, Dean, Undergraduate Studies, Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education, and Professor, Family and Child Ecology, MSU

Effective Practices in Faculty Mentoring
Deborah DeZure, Director, Office of Faculty and Organizational
Development and Senior Advisor to the Provost, MSU
Panelists: James Kells, Acting Chair and Professor, Crop and Soil Science, MSU
Mary Lundeberg, Chair and Professor, Teacher Education, MSU
Elizabeth Simmons, Director, Lyman Briggs School of Science, Professor, Physics, MSU
William Wadland, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development, Chair, Family Practice Program, College of Human Medicine, MSU
Karin Wurst, Acting Chair, Linguistics and Language, Professor, German, MSU

Financial Information Systems: A Conversation with Deans
Directors and Chairs
David A. Gift, Vice Provost for Libraries, Computing and Technology, MSU
Bruce K. Alexander, FIS/HRIS Project Director, and Associate Director, Administrative Information Services, MSU
Rochele D. Cotter, Director, Client Advocacy Office, MSU
Stephen A. Horne, Consultant, Libraries, Computing and Technology, MSU

SPRING 2005

Conversation with President Simon
Lou Anna K. Simon, President, MSU

MSU Leadership Development Model: Introduction to the Leadership Competencies
Kristine Hynes, Director, Human Resource Services, MSU
Frederick Morgeson, Associate Professor, Management, MSU

Conversation with Acting Provost John Hudzik
John Hudzik, Acting Provost, MSU

NCA/HLC Self-Study on Internationalization: Forging a Vision for the Future
Sherman Garnett, Dean, James Madison, Professor, James Madison, MSU
Karen Klomparens, Assistant Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of The Graduate School, Professor, Plant Biology, MSU
June Youatt, Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Professor, Family and Child Ecology, MSU

Informal Conversations Among Colleagues
Session Conveners:
Marilyn Amey, Program Coordinator; HALE, Professor, Educational Administration; Leadership Development Fellow, Office of Faculty and Organizational Development, MSU
Mary Lundeberg, Chair and Professor, Teacher Education, MSU

Harnessing the Power of Hybrid Strategies to Enhance Course Outcomes
Joel Hartman, Vice Provost for Information Technology and Resources,
University of Central Florida
Charles Dziuban, Director, Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Central Florida
David Gift, Vice Provost for Libraries, Computing, and Technology, MSU
Panel of MSU Faculty using hybrid strategies
Moderator, Byron Brown, Professor, Economics, MSU
Timothy C. Beers, Professor, Astronomy, MSU
Paul Freddolino, Professor, Social Work, MSU
Jon Vredevoogd, Professor, Human Environment and Design, MSU

How to Manage Your Time and Stress
Walter Gmelch, Dean, School of Education, University of San Francisco

Assessing Student Learning: The Roles and Responsibilities of Academic Leaders
Peggy Maki, Educational Consultant and Assessment Series Editor, Stylus Publishing, LLC, Former Director of Assessment, American Association for Higher Education

Building and Sustaining Collaborations to Promote Scholarly Outreach
Session Facilitator: L. Annette Abrams, Director, University-Community Partnerships, Office for Outreach and Engagement, MSU
Panel Moderator, Hiram Fitzgerald, Assistant Provost, Outreach and Engagement, MSU
Panelists: Jan Bokemeier, Chair and Professor, Sociology, MSU
H. Dele Davies, Chair and Professor, Pediatrics & Human Development, MSU
Barbara Markle, Assistant Dean, K-12 Outreach, Education, MSU
Charles T. Salmon, Acting Dean, Communication Arts and Sciences, MSU

A User-Centered Design Approach to the Web Development Life Cycle
Richard Wiggins, Senior Information Technologist, Academic Computing and Network Services, MSU
Sarah Swierenga, Director, Usability & Accessibility Center, Outreach and Engagement, MSU

Promoting Post-Tenure Vitality and Accountability: Building the Foundation
Christine Licata, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, NTID/Rochester Institute of Technology; Former Director of the American Association for Higher Education’s Post-Tenure Review Project
Roger Baldwin, Professor, Educational Administration, MSU
William Harper, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Purdue University Department of Health and Kinesiology; Chair, University Senate Faculty Affairs Subcommittee

Fund Raising at MSU: The Department Chairperson’s Challenge
Marti Heil, Associate Vice President, University Development, MSU
Roy Muir, Senior Consultant, Marts and Lundy
Panel:
James Forger, Director and Professor, School of Music, MSU
Kris Bradley, Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering, MSU
Rebecca Surian, Director of Development, College of Arts and Letters, MSU
Mark Terman, Director of Development, Special Projects, MSU