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Formed to inspire and educate Student Affairs employees, the Staff Development Committee annually assesses training needs, and collaborates with other BGSU entities to implement division-wide events.
- Assess the professional and development needs/wants of Student Affairs staff.
- Explore and make use of the current and future trends/issues in the Student Affairs field to guide our programming.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the Committee's programs to assist the service to students.
- The chair coordinates an annual planning and coordination meeting with the other Student Affairs division committeechairs, the Paulsen Lecture organizer, and the Saddlemire Lecture organizer.
- The Chair serves as a liaison to other division committees to optimize potential and other resources.
- Partner with the Student Affairs assessment committee to evaluate staff learning outcomes.
- Provide several significant and relevant division-wide programs.
- Through the communication and support of events by program and department leadership.
- Develop programs to enhance services to students and others.
The Division of Student Affairs collaborates with a variety of groups across campus to provide meaningful and educational learning opportunities for staff. Some of the most recent programs are listed below.
- Discover information about the BGSU Leadership Institute.
- Visit this link to view the 2010 Student Affairs Conference afternoon keynote presentation by Judson Laipply. You will need a BGSU username and password.
- Emotional Intelligence and Well-being (co-sponsored by CSC)
- Understanding and Coping with Stress (co-sponsored by CSC)
For more information about staff development opportunities within the Division of Student Affairs, contact the committee chair, Dr. Steve Kampf via email or phone at 419-372-7485.
- are technically competent.
- understand what student affairs and the university have to offer .
- have an "institution view."
- support their supervisors, departments, student affairs, and the University.
- deal with facts , not rumors .
- take risks .
- respect students.
- understand the power of positive internal and external relationships.
- thrive on learning and accepting new responsibilities and challenges .
- are not afraid to say "I was wrong, and I'm sorry."
- understand that, unless it is illegal, immoral, or unethical, all decisions -at some point- can be revisited .
- understand and accept that change is inevitable and necessary if an organization is to improve.