Navigating the Academic Department into the 21st Century

  • Thomas V. McGovern Arizona State University West
  • Genger Fahleson
Keywords: Higher Education, Academic Department, Chairpersons


This article is about student learning, faculty development, and curricular transformation issues that will shape the agendas of faculty meetings into the 21st century. Chairpersons have the unique opportunity to set a course for their departments in ways that expand traditional, parochial definitions of student outcomes and the academic program of study.