Supervising and supporting your people

As a department chair or dean, you manage and support many different people.

two women faculty talkingDoing this well requires a vision and effective communication. It requires skill in creating expectations for a healthy department climate and in responding appropriately to conflict or conduct issues that may arise. You will need to know how to support and supervise your students, staff, faculty, and visitors. This section of the Chair's Toolkit points you to key resources that will help with all of these essential functions.