2023 CCAS Seminar for Department Chairs/Heads
February 19 - 21
Savannah, Georgia

The Seminar is open to chairs/heads at accredited baccalaureate degree-granting CCAS member institutions.  Due to space limitations, no more than FOUR chairs from the same institution will be admitted.  The first 50 registration requests will be accepted; additional requests will be wait-listed in order of receipt.

Registration Fee:   CCAS Member Institution (per person)             $895                          


Payment must be made by credit card at the time you register.  Registration includes seminar materials, two social hours, breakfast and lunch on Monday, breakfast on Tuesday, and refreshment breaks.
*If you are unsure whether your Institution is a CCAS member please email connect@ccas.net.
How to Register:  Click the “Next” button located at the bottom of this screen.  Enter email address of registrant in "New User" box and click "Continue as New User," completing the information requested.  You are now ready to register.
Registration Deadline:  January 1, or until the seminar is filled.  Your registration will be confirmed once you have successfully completed the online registration process.  Note:  Registration is likely to fill well before the cut-off date, so please do not make hotel and travel arrangements until you have received your registration confirmation.
Cancellation Policy: For written cancellations received in the CCAS office by 5:00 p.m. EST on January 10, CCAS will refund the registration fee, less a $95 administrative fee.  After January 10, no refunds will be granted.
Program Details:

Sunday, February 19

3:30pm                           Seminar Registration

4:00pm - 4:10pm         Welcoming Remarks

4:10pm – 5:15pm        Opening Plenary:  The Chair as Academic Leader

5:15pm – 6:15pm        Issues in Resource Management

6:15pm – 7:00pm         Networking Social Hour

Monday, February 18

7:30am – 8:30am         Breakfast

8:30am – 10:00am:       

The Basics for New Chairs

Problem-Solving for Experienced Chairs

10:00am – 10:30am    Refreshment Break (available all day)

10:30am – Noon           Managing People and Conflict

Noon – 2:00pm             Luncheon, Table Discussions, & The Doctor is In                                                 

2:00pm –3:30pm:         

Working with the Dean

Recruitment, Retention, and Development of Faculty

3:30pm – 4:00pm         Refreshment Break

4:00pm – 5:30pm:        

Recruitment, Retention, and Development of Faculty

Working with the Dean

5:30pm – 6:30pm         Taking Care of Yourself and Social Hour

Tuesday, February 19

7:30am – 8:30am         Breakfast

8:30am – 8:45am         Case Studies

8:45am – 10:30am     Breakout groups for Case Studies

10:30am – 10:45am    Refreshment Break

10:45am – 11:30am    Last Burning Questions

Hotel Information:
The DeSoto Savannah
15 East Liberty Street
Savannah, Georgia   31401
Rate:   $165 single/double plus tax
Hotel reservation deadline: January 27, 2023.
Attendees can make reservations by calling 833-635-4268 or by visiting this link:
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