Workshop Program

Heads and Chairs of Earth and Space Science Departments
Sunday December 14, 2014, AGU Meeting
Location: InterContinental Ballroom B, at the InterContinental San Francisco, 888 Howard St., San Francisco

7:30 Sign-in, breakfast available

8:00-8:15 Welcome, Introductions, Workshop Goals and Logistics - Pranoti Asher, AGU

8:15-8:30 Introduction - Matthew James, Sonoma State University and Chair, Board of AGU Heads and Chairs

Morning session

8:30-9:30 Conducting Effective Faculty Searches (Acrobat (PDF) 548kB Dec14 14) - Dallas Rhodes, Humboldt State University

See the notes from the discussion on faculty searches

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9:30-9:45 Break

9:45-10:45 Managing Faculty (Acrobat (PDF) 570kB Dec14 14) - Dave Douglass, Pasadena City College

10:45-11:45 Small group discussions on various topics (based on participant interests indicated on the registration form)

11:45-12:00 Updates on the status of the geoscience workforce (Acrobat (PDF) 1.5MB Dec16 14) - Christopher Keane, American Geosciences Institute

See AGI's geoscience workforce website, including their geoscience workforce reports

12:00-1:30 Lunch and Business Meeting (overview of AGU Board of Heads and Chairs and election of new members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Heads & Chairs)

Afternoon session

1:30-2:30 Mentoring your Faculty (Acrobat (PDF) 1.3MB Dec14 14) - Presented on behalf of Earth Science Women's Network by Tracey Holloway, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Meredith Hastings, Brown University

See the notes from the discussion on mentoring faculty

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2:30-3:30 Forging Industry/Academia Partnerships (Acrobat (PDF) 4.8MB Dec14 14) - J. Foster Sawyer, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:15 Undergraduate Geoscience Education Summit Outcomes - Sharon Mosher, University of Texas, Austin

Summit on the Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education website , with a link to the summary report

4:15-4:45 InTeGrate opportunities for 2015 (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 5MB Dec14 14) - Cathy Manduca, SERC

Related resources: Current opportunities in InTeGrate website

4:45-5:00 Wrap up: Closing remarks and workshop evaluation

5:00-6:00 Reception

This workshop is a collaboration between the Building Strong Geoscience Departments project and AGU Education and Public Outreach. The workshop website is supported by NSF under grant DUE-0817353 to the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College.