2018 Summit for Academic Leaders Update

September 4, 2018

Dear Academic Leaders,

We are looking forward to hosting you at the Summit for Academic Leaders on September 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the EMU Redwood Auditorium room 214.

Please RSVP by Friday, September 7, so that we know to expect you and we have enough food for lunch.
Note: In MyTrack click “Select a timeslot”, and then “Book”.

Below is a description of the event and the agenda.

Looking forward beginning a new academic year with all of you.

This interactive summit hosted by the Office of the Provost is designed to provide timely updates on campus-wide projects, along with the opportunity to get your questions answered, and to further your capacity to provide honest and accurate feedback during formal faculty review processes.

Unit heads (department heads, school heads, associate or divisional deans, deans, etc.) who participate directly in faculty review are expected to attend, but all academic leaders are welcome.

10:00 a.m.Check-In, Coffee/Tea & Mingling
10:30 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jayanth Banavar, Provost
10:45 a.m.Campus wide updates with Q&A
Office of the Provost
12:00 p.m.Lunch provided
12:30 p.m.Unit-level leadership
Facilitated table discussions
1:00 p.m.Faculty Development
Honest and accurate review
2:30 p.m.Concluding remarks


Jayanth Banavar, Provost and Senior Vice President
Sierra Dawson, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs