Emory Report
September 14, 2009
Volume 62, Number 3



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September 14, 2009
Take Note

Excellence Through Leadership gets nod
Emory’s Excellence Through Leadership program is being awarded the John Blackburn Award by the American Association of University Administrators (AAUA) “as an exemplary model of leadership development,” according to the AAUA awards committee.

The award itself will be presented Nov. 6 during the AAUA conference in Arlington, Va. Emory will receive an engraved plaque and has been asked to give a slideshow presentation on the winning activity.
Excellence Through Leadership is administered in Human Resources and delivered from the Goizueta Business School.

Director of Learning Services Wanda Hayes credited EVP of Finance and Administration Mike Mandl with championing the program, taking it to its current status.

President to address State of University
President Jim Wagner will deliver the annual State of the University Address at 4:30 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 22, in Cox Hall Ballroom.

The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions of the president following his address.
Wagner’s remarks are expected to include an update on Emory’s strategic plan.

The address will not be webcast live but will be available for later viewing.

Academic Ladder, ALP support faculty
The Office of the Provost has issued a call for nominations to the Academic Leadership Program 2010, a yearlong leadership program for the next generation of faculty leaders. This highly specialized training program is for tenured faculty members serving in leadership positions in the University and preparing to take on senior leadership roles in the future.

Candidates must be regarded by his or her dean as a “high potential” applicant for future achievement.
Nominations are due Oct. 26.

Another opportunity: A writing and time management workshop run by a faculty development consulting firm Academic Ladder. The program provides tools for assistant professors on integrating writing into a crowded personal and professional schedule.

The four-week workshop includes an online component plus individualized coaching and runs throughout October.

Apply by Sept. 18.

For more information on the Academic Leadership Program or the Academic Ladder workshop, visit emory.edu/PROVOST.