Creating faculty leaders to sustain change on campus Adrianna Kezar Associate University of Southern California

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>Creating faculty leaders to sustain change on campus Adrianna Kezar Associate University of Southern California Slide 2 Grassroots leadership Study of campus grassroots faculty leaders examining barriers and facilitators at multiple institutional typesStudy of campus grassroots faculty leaders examining barriers and facilitators at multiple institutional types Leadership increasingly difficult in last fifteen years and study demonstrates why and how to potentially overcomeLeadership increasingly difficult in last fifteen years and study demonstrates why and how to potentially overcome Outcome not just development of leadership skills that they note lacking, but also removal of barriers that have become overwhelming with faculty role.Outcome not just development of leadership skills that they note lacking, but also removal of barriers that have become overwhelming with faculty role. Slide 3 Barriers to leadership among faculty Graduate trainingGraduate training Tenure processTenure process Rewards systemRewards system Pressures for increased publishing and academic capitalismPressures for increased publishing and academic capitalism Increasing demands to integrate technology, assessment, and teach diverse studentsIncreasing demands to integrate technology, assessment, and teach diverse students Larger classes and workloadLarger classes and workload Largely contingent faculty on many campusesLargely contingent faculty on many campuses Slide 4 Facilitating faculty leadership Mentors and role models skill developmentMentors and role models skill development Send off campus to conferences skill developmentSend off campus to conferences skill development Collegiality and campus networks skill developmentCollegiality and campus networks skill development Champions who help remove obstaclesChampions who help remove obstacles Replacing teaching and service with leadership workReplacing teaching and service with leadership work Provide autonomy and flexibility in workloadProvide autonomy and flexibility in workload Slide 5 Facilitating faculty leadership Include non-tenure track faculty in governance and have expectations for leadershipInclude non-tenure track faculty in governance and have expectations for leadership Address lack of community and dysfunctional departmentsAddress lack of community and dysfunctional departments Campus culture that sees questioning as healthyCampus culture that sees questioning as healthy Prefer informal guild approach to developing leadership skills but on some campuses formal leadership development can workPrefer informal guild approach to developing leadership skills but on some campuses formal leadership development can work Slide 6 Faculty leadership Strategies Having a clear and simple vision, purpose or goalHaving a clear and simple vision, purpose or goal Understanding that others need help understanding the importance of the goalUnderstanding that others need help understanding the importance of the goal Communicating across disciplines knowing different languagesCommunicating across disciplines knowing different languages Create networks and alliesCreate networks and allies Know when to leverage alliesKnow when to leverage allies Slide 7 Faculty leadership Strategies Create a model program or experiment, assess and distribute resultsCreate a model program or experiment, assess and distribute results Appeal to other facultys personal passions and interests create intellectual forumsAppeal to other facultys personal passions and interests create intellectual forums Be more politically awareBe more politically aware Partner with students in classroom, in organizations, in generalPartner with students in classroom, in organizations, in general Hiring more likeminded peopleHiring more likeminded people Slide 8 Faculty leadership Strategies Use data and research to persuadeUse data and research to persuade Use external communities, groups, and stakeholdersUse external communities, groups, and stakeholders </p>