For Department Chairs
Strong departmental leadership is vitally important to George Mason University.
The responsibilities covered by departmental leaders cover the gamut of operations in the academic environment.
- Oversee teaching quality
- Maintain and modify applicable educational programs
- Promote faculty governance
- Evaluate and support faculty performance
- Monitor budgets
- Manage staffing
- Provide input and suggestions to deans, directors, and the academic community.
George Mason University acknowledges and honors the hard work involved in the tasks of department leaders.