CCAS ADVANCE Case Studies

CCAS ADVANCE (Gender Equity) Case Studies

The following case studies were developed 1 for CCAS programming and have been used with great success in Seminars for Deans and Chairs and at CCAS Annual Meetings. CCAS members may obtain a case study facilitator guide developed to assist in the usage of the case studies. To obtain facilitator guides, please contact the CCAS Principal Investigator, Dean Michelle Behr (Michelle.Behr@unco.edu).

 

Cases developed for use with Deans and Assistant/Associate Deans

Title

Topic(s) and key elements

Setting/context

A Case of Tenure Denial

 

Faculty advancement (tenure); faculty retention; mentoring of dept. chair by dean; unit leadership strategies by chair; unit climate

Comprehensive university

Faculty Mentoring and Chair Selection at Southern Research U.

Faculty mentoring; leadership development; faculty advancement (general); work-life balance

Research university

A Question of Equity in Hiring

Faculty recruitment; job offer negotiation; equity in conditions of employment; dean's relationship with direct reports

Purposefully unspecified institutional type

Faculty Member at a Crossroads

 

 

Faculty work-life issues; faculty advancement (promotion to full PROF); faculty and chair mentoring

Research university

 

Cases developed for use with Department Chairs/Heads

Title

Topic(s) and key elements

Setting/context

STEM Faculty Retention Dilemma at Up-and-Coming State University

 

 

Faculty retention; faculty advancement (promotion and tenure); unit climate

Comprehensive university

Faculty Recruitment Scenario

 

 

 

Faculty recruitment; unconscious bias; unit leadership strategies by chair; unit climate

Unspecified institutional type but suggests comprehensive

Faculty Recruitment and the Partner Accommodation Request

 

 

Faculty recruitment; unit leadership strategies by chair; unit climate; LGBTQ issues; bias; position-sharing

Unspecified institutional type but implies non-research and small

Faculty Member at a Crossroads

 

 

 

Faculty work-life issues; faculty advancement (promotion to full PROF); faculty mentoring

Research university

A Case of Tenure Denial

 

 

 

Faculty advancement (tenure); faculty retention; unit leadership strategies by chair; unit climate

Comprehensive university

 

We would greatly appreciate and encourage you to contact our project team if you utilize any of the case studies. This is completely optional, but it will be useful for us to be able to follow in what capacity the studies were used, the outcomes of their utilization, and any general feedback that may emerge. Please send this information, along with any general questions you may have, to the CCAS Principal Investigator, Dean Michelle Behr (Michelle.Behr@unco.edu). Additionally, please feel free to post relevant page comments using the comment box below.

1 The case studies and their subsequent questions were primarily developed by CCAS ADVANCE for the purposes of these seminars; however, some of the studies were adapted by CCAS ADVANCE project personnel from pre-existing CCAS professional development materials.

  
 
 
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0930138. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

 

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