The DELTA Aspiring Deans Institute is designed to prepare senior chairs, department heads, associate deans, and other administrators to be able to lead a successful, thriving college and become change agents for the engineering professoriate.
Type: Instructor-Led Course
Delivery Method: TBA
Duration: 12+ hours
The DELTA Aspiring Deans Institute is an advanced-level, instructor-led program for senior chairs or heads of departments, associate deans, or other administrators who aspire to become deans and who show promise of significant impact as a college leader. By the end of this program, participants will be able to lead a successful, thriving college and become change agents for the engineering professoriate and the profession of engineering.
How You Will Benefit
• You will be able to lead a successful, thriving college that creatively manages change, supports a collegial environment, practices inclusive excellence, offers degrees highly valued by students and employers, and impacts their community through leading-edge research and/or effective community engagement.
• You will become a change agent for the engineering professoriate and for the profession of engineering.
• You will form an enduring network of engineering faculty leaders who collaborate, share best practices, and mentor their peers.
This program is intended for senior chairs or heads of departments, associate deans, or other administrators who aspire to become deans and who show promise of significant impact as a college leader. Eligibility is limited to faculty who have completed at least three years of service as an administrator prior to participation in this program.
About the DELTA (∆) Institutes
The DELTA (∆) Institutes are designed to develop engineering and engineering technology faculty and administrators as change agents for 1) the ongoing transformation of higher education and 2) the transformation in engineering education, research, and community engagement necessary to address the NAE Grand Challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Through the inclusion of leading-edge knowledge and best practices in professional development for faculty and administrators, the DELTA (∆) Institutes will improve efficiency and effectiveness for each participant and thus also do so broadly across the universities they serve.
Requirements and Resources
Pre-Work: You will complete a pre-program assignment related to the program’s learning outcomes.
Inter-session Work: You will complete homework assignments related to the program’s learning outcomes.
Supplemental Resources: You will be provided with (1) a participant guide, (2) presentation slides, and (3) workshop recordings.
Attendance and Completion
Full and active participation will enhance the learning experience for all participants. At the end of the program, you will receive a certificate of completion via email. Professional development hours (PDH) will be provided upon request.
Terms and Policies
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