Annual Leadership Development Event for Department Heads Kicks Off in Chicago

Feb 24, 2010
The CIC's annual leadership development event specifically created for department heads and chairs, the Department Executive Officers (DEO) Seminar, kicked off Thursday, Feb. 25 in Chicago.

Now in its 13th year, the 2010 DEO Seminar attracted 57 participants, more than a 25 percent jump from last year's total. For the first time, representatives from the University of Chicago will attend the three-day event. Those in attendance are selected by their respective campuses.

The DEO Seminar's keynote speaker will be Walter Gmelch, dean of the College of Education at the University of San Francisco, who is a leading researcher in the study of academic leaders in higher education.

  • Professional Development