Faculty Leaders Resources


Chairs’ Grade Dashboard

Query university data to uncover trends, challenges, and opportunities relevant to your work as a leader.

Dashboard Access & Tips


Tickler File for Chairs

A 12-month calendar of the most important universal tasks for a department chair to complete.

Tickler File for Chairs v. 8/2023


Simple Syllabus

Simple Syllabus is a centralized, template-driven platform that enables instructors to quickly personalize and publish interactive class syllabi.

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Chairs’ Guide to Supporting Adjunct Faculty

Department support of adjunct faculty leads to more time for effective teaching.

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OFE Surveys and Reports

Access OFE student and faculty surveys and university data reports to understand the teaching and learning experiences at Montclair.

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OFE Department Liaison Program

Our liaison program for departments connects a faculty developer with a department to offer additional, dedicated support.

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Higher Education Academic Leadership (HEAL) Fellowship

The HEAL Fellowship provides opportunities for faculty to study an important challenge facing higher education and propose an intervention supporting the success of students, faculty, staff, or the university.
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Peer Observations

Templates for peer observations of teaching, both in-person and online courses.

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Faculty Hiring Best Practices

A mini-course that supports faculty involved in recruitment and search processes by providing a distillation of best practices in faculty recruiting.

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Student and Faculty Demographic Data

Comparative data on race/ethnicity and gender of Montclair faculty and students across the university and within each college/school. Data provided by the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.

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Past Workshops for Faculty Leadership

Inclusive Teaching: Supporting Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional Students in Classrooms, Research Labs, and Practical Training Settings

Special workshop by Khadijah Mitchell, the endowed Peter C.S. d’Aubermont, M.D. Scholar of Health and Life Sciences and Assistant Professor of Biology at Lafayette College, based on the best-selling book, What Inclusive Instructors Do.

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Democracy Series

Insights into the crisis and future of democracy from Montclair State University Scholars and friends.

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Managers DEIB reading and discussion group

Hybrid reading and discussion group meeting regularly. Primary reading: From equity talk to equity walk: expanding practitioner knowledge for racial justice in higher education (McNair, Bensimon, and Malcom-Piqueux).

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Chairs Dashboard on Tableau: A Tool to Measure Student Performance

Regular small-capacity sessions. Attendees learned the ins and outs of the chairs dashboard as a tool for deeper understanding of student course performance, differences in performance across populations, faculty grading behaviors, and more.

Walking the talk in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

Gregory King’s workshop raising questions as to what gets excluded when faculty from historically marginalized communities seek promotion and focusing on ways for white-identified faculty to support BIPOC faculty and staff in thriving in predominantly white academic spaces.

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Leadership development for chairs: Delegation and administration

Hands-on workshop focused on best practices for effective task delegation, administration, and project management.

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