ARTS & SCIENCE EMERGING LEADERS ACADEMY (ASELA)
Part of our ongoing efforts to develop a vibrant and inclusive community of leaders, ASELA is a year-long program aimed at developing the leadership potential of faculty in Arts and Science. The program focuses on faculty members who have received tenure recently and those who are up to 7 years post-tenure. Read the FAQ on the program to learn more.
Visit the ASELA cohort page here.
If you are interested in leadership and the future of NYU Arts and Science, I invite you to nominate colleagues to apply and to consider applying yourself. Nomination and application forms for AY21-22 will be available January 1, 2021. Please nominate colleagues no later than March 1st. Applications are due March 31st.
Leadership Resources & Modules
NYU's Center for Faculty Advancement has partnered with Academic Impressions to provide access to NYU faculty members to resources on leadership skills in academia.
RESOURCES FOR CHAIRS
10 Suggestions for a New Chair (Chronicle of Higher Ed)
The Department Chair’s Role in Improving Department Climate
Chair Workshops via NYU Center For Faculty Advancement and Academic Impressions
EXTERNAL LEADERSHIP programs
ELATES at Drexel® is a national leadership development program designed to advance senior women faculty in academic STEM disciplines into effective institutional leadership roles within their schools and universities.
Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI)
In conjunction with AAAS the LPSLI 5-day workshop provides premier training for motivated underrepresented minority scientists to lead institutional transformation.
Diversifying the academy to meet global challenges (PDF)
See Chapter 5: Managing Transitions in Academia, which considers the transition to administration and Chapter 9: The Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge, which considers building and leading graduate training programs.
The College Administrator's Survival Guide (2006; C.K.Gunsalus Harvard University Press) Tips, insights, and tools on handling complaints, negotiating disagreements, responding to accusations of misconduct, and dealing with difficult personalities - all the things you were never trained to do.