Strategies for Departmental Survival and Viability During Economic Downturns

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Friday, December 4, 2009 | 1 hour 20 min
Series: AGI Workforce Webinar
In this webinar, our speakers discuss successful strategies employed by university geoscience programs to help weather downturns and threats to their existence.

Strategies for Departmental Survival and Viability During Economic Downturns

The speakers presentations are followed by a panel discusson with the speakers and webinar participants.

Our speakers include:

  • Geoffrey Feiss, Retired Provost, College of William & Mary, "Making a Case for Your Department"
  • Michael Perfit, Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, "Small Departments at Large Universities: Lessons Learned from our Near Elimination and Planning the Way Forward"
  • Michael Loudin, Manager, Global Geoscience Recruiting & Development, ExxonMobil, "Leadership and Thriving Geoscience Departments: Observations from a Global Geoscience Employer"

Webinar co-sponsors: NAGT and the Building Strong Geoscience Departments project.