Leading an Academic Unit at Duke (LAUD) Series
Leadership Development and Advancement
Engage in dialogue with peers, experts, and key leaders about issues relevant to academic leadership and share best practices and strategies to improve and strengthen programs.
Friday, January 11 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Diversity & Excellence
Best practices on how to strengthen inclusive excellence and recruit, retain, and support your faculty, students, and staff
Recognizing and Retaining Your Faculty
How to effectively recognize and retain your faculty to increase their visibility and impact
February 12, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Difficult Conversations and Effective Communication Strategies
How to approach and handle personnel matters with fairness and professionalism
March 7, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Perspectives on Leadership
A conversation with key campus leaders on their own leadership journey and their reflections on the major challenges and opportunities facing higher education and Duke
April 16, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Canceled: Catalyzing Growth and Innovation Within Your Department: Strategies for Broadening and Deepening the Student Experience
How to develop programs and cultivate an environment where students can thrive
December 6, 2018
Effective Leadership in Complex Situations
An overview and interactive discussion of an evidence-based leadership approach to effectively deal with challenging situations, including disruptive and unprofessional conduct impacting faculty, students, and staff
November 8, 2018
The Art and Science of Constructing APT Dossiers
Best practices on how to construct clear and thorough APT dossiers
October 4, 2018
Conducting Inclusive Searches
Best practices in faculty hiring, including ensuring the use of inclusive practices throughout the search process
September 6, 2018