Department Chairpersons

Department chairpersons are elected by their department faculty for a three-year term and are accountable to the Dean.  Please refer to the Chair Handbook for additional information, including the 2023-2024 meeting schedule and the due dates for course schedules.

Visit our Contact Us page for a current list of chairs.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • communication with program faculty and liaison between the Dean and faculty
  • coordinate student advising
  • coordinate class scheduling in consultation with the Associate Deans
  • program development and assessment
  • recruitment
  • admissions
  • monitoring departmental budget
  • report writing
  • planning department functions
  • administrative tasks

More Information

Collective Bargaining Agreement, Section II, Article 25