Event Profile

SM-2019 May Lessons for Aspiring Deans Seminar Providence

May 4 — 5, 2019
Omni Providence Hotel
One West Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903-1058 
  • 7:45am - 8:15am Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:15am - 9:15am Welcome, Objectives, and Introductions
  • 9:15am - 10:15am The Dean's Job
  • 10:15am - 10:30am Break
  • 10:30am - 11:30am What Are Search Committees Looking For?
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm Researching Schools - Looking for 'Fit'
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm Your Promotional Materials
  • 3:00pm - 3:45pm Preparing for Interviews (Phone, Airport, On Campus)
  • 3:45pm - 4:00pm Break
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm Role Playing
  • 5:45pm - 7:30pm Group Dinner
  • 7:45am - 8:15am Breakfast
  • 8:15am - 9:00am Search Firms
  • 9:00am - 10:15am Negotiating the Offer
  • 10:15am - 10:30am Break
  • 10:30am - 11:30am The First 90 Days as Dean
  • 11:30am - 12:00pm Wrap-Up and Recap
  • 12:00pm - 12:45pm Working Lunch
  • 12:45pm - 2:00pm Work on Your Own Materials
Finch J. Howard
Organization: Samford University

Richardson Lynne D.
Organization: University of Mary Washington

Lynne Richardson (PhD, Alabama) is VP for Administration and Finance at the University of Mary Washington. Prior to August 2017, she served as Dean of the College of Business there, where she led the College through initial AACSB accreditation preparation. Lynne previously served as dean at Mississippi State and Ball State (IN). She has served on over 20 peer review teams, is the founder and co-facilitator of AACSB’s Lessons for Aspiring Deans, and served two nonconsecutive three year terms on AACSB’s Board of Directors. She also serves as a consultant for AACSB accreditation and has coached several college administrators. (7/17)

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