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Academic leadership institute (ali)

The educational institutions in the Western New York region can benefit from the creation of a lecture-discussion series to develop employees in entry- and mid-level management positions. The specific objective is to create a program with both a training and management development foci, designed to educate a range of individuals holding positions such as: department chairs, associate deans, deans, directors, associate vice presidents and a variety of administrative additional staff members from regional campuses to better understand how to manage educational institutions from a variety of levels and perspectives. One intention of the program is to identify and assist in the development of individuals, with the potential to develop those same individuals for the sake of creating succession plans for the institutions sponsoring their participation in this program.

Topics that can be covered include:

  • Collaborating with faculty and staff in higher education
  • Premises and theories of leadership
  • Understanding organization structures and processes
  • Fiscal management in higher education
  • Managing and facilitating change in higher education
  • Navigating  politics within the region; responding to state and federal regulations
  • Assessment, Program Review and Accreditation
  • Trends in higher education