Effective Administrators Online Seminar Series
Effective Administrators Online Seminar Series

Module Schedule

Module 1: Institutional Effectiveness 
Monday, October 19, 2020 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM (CT)

Module 2: Planning
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM (CT)

Module 3: Resource Management
Monday, November 2, 2020 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM (CT)

Module 4: Conclusion
Monday, November 9, 2020 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM (CT)

Program Description

Administration in higher education is increasingly complex, with rising administrators taking on formal and informal leadership roles to support their unit and institution. This online seminar series offers strategies to improve efficiency and effectiveness in key administrator competencies. 

Delivered in four live, online modules, the seminar will offer trends and promising practice in the areas of institutional effectiveness, planning and resource management. The first three modules include a presentation from a leading expert in the field followed by discussion and activities for application led by an experienced practitioner. The final module explores the connections between these key competencies and provides some strategies for influencing and leading change.  Attendees gain new skills for cultivating a collaborative, solutions-oriented culture at their institution and a support network of peers at other institutions. 

The seminar will be facilitated by Christian Collins, Vice Chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness at City Colleges of Chicago District, acommpanied by featured speakers for each module. 

Module 1 Featured Speaker: Darlena Jones, Director of Assessment and Research at Association for Institutional Research 

Module 2 Featured Speaker: Nicholas Santilli, Lead Facilitator at Society for College and University Planning 

Module 3 Featured Speaker: Jacalyn Askin, Askin Consulting and former Senior Fellow at NACUBO  

Module 4 Synthesis Activity Leader: Christian Collins, Vice Chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness at City Colleges of Chicago District  

Who Should Attend

This seminar series is a foundational, skill development offering. Administrators with new or expanded responsibilities in planning, evaluation and resource management are invited to participate in this workshop. 

This program is intended for individuals and it is asked that each institution register a maximum of two attendees. View program fees.