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Forgotten Chairs

by Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed., December 1, 2016

A new study suggests that training for department chairs is woefully inadequate at most institutions. Sixty-seven percent of department chairs receive no formal training from their institutions, writes Kelly Ward, the study’s co-lead and a department chair herself at Washington State University. “Worst of all, two-thirds of those who have received training say it didn’t adequately prepare them for the job,” she writes.


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NYU Lutheran Medical Center

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