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Spring 2009. All events are in the Weyerhaeuser Board Room unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, January 25,
4:40-6:00 p.m.
Regular January Chairs’ Meeting
Discussion with President Rosenberg on Strategic Imperatives and the Institute for Global Studies
Monday, February 6,
12:00-1:00 p.m.
General discussion of concerns and issues facing department chairs with Provost Michelfelder
Monday, February 20
12:00-1:00
Martin Gunderson, Chair of the Institutional Review Board, will discuss human subjects research guidelines and requirements for scholarship and courses.
Monday, March 6
12:00-1:00
Presentation by Karine Moe and Karen Saxe on a study they did to assess the state of junior faculty mentoring at Macalester. Perspectives, ideas, feedback from chairs and discussion.
Monday, March 27
12:00-1:00. Location TBC.
Presentation by Jan Serie and Ruthanne Kurth-Schai on the courses that are likely to fulfill the new graduation requirements (Results of chair survey). How will our course offerings need to change, and how can departments plan their contributions to graduation requirements?
Monday, April 10
12:00-1:00
College attorney Dan Wilczek will discuss legal issues in affirmative action hiring. What is legal and illegal for chairs to do in searches?