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Office of the Provost
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Sheridan Hall 302
Phone: (785) 628-4241
Fax: (785) 628-4157

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri


Academy of Academic Leadership

Articles, Books and Periodicals

The Department Chair journal - "...features in-depth articles that deliver sound insight and proven strategies essential for successfully leading an academic department."
via Forsyth Library: ~on-campus ~accessing off-campus

Administration 101: Deciding to Lead: Part of the How do I Become an Administrator series. - by David Perlmutter - The Chronicle of Higher Education

American Academic Leadership Reading List

Changing Students, Faculty, and Institutions in the Twenty-First Century: This essay explores some anticipated changes in who and how we teach. - Peer Review

Education is Ripe for Disruption - Huffington Post

The Next Great Hope for Measuring Learning - by Dan Berrett - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Our Iceberg is Melting - John Kotter

The Placebo Effect of Online Proctoring: As the number of students enrolled in online courses continues to increase, so too does the need to protect the integrity of those courses. - Eduventures
(Includes links to one-hour Online Proctoring webinars.)

They Don't Train Us for This: 13 lessons I wish someone had taught me before I became an academic administrator - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life - Spencer Johnson

Chair Collaboration and Resource Group (CCRG)

The purpose of this informal chair group is to share information, provide assistance, and serve as ongoing resources for chairs. Interim, acting and assistant chairs may be included. The five CCRGs are composed of the following departments:

#1 - Advanced Education Programs, Art & Design, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Teacher Education
#2 - Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences, Physics, Technology Studies
#3 - Allied Health, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Health & Human Performance, History, Nursing, Political Science
#4 - Applied Business Studies, Economics Finance & Accounting, Informatics, Leadership Studies, Management, Mathematics/Computer Science
#5 - English, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Modern Languages, Music & Theatre, Philosophy

Department Criteria

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Business and Entrepreneurship


Health and Behavioral Sciences


Science, Technology and Mathematics

Other Resources

Business Office -
Travel - select TRAVEL tab
P-cards - select P-CARD tab
Call the Business Office at 5948 for specific questions that may not be answered on their web pages.

Purchasing Office -
Bids - select BIDS tab
Contracts - select CONTRACTS tab
Policies, Procedures and Templates - Select this tab for additional budget / travel guidance and forms.


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