The University of Iowa

Leadership Resources for DEOs / Academic Administrators

DEO Leadership Development Program

Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and University Human Resources

The DEO Leadership Development Program is designed for departmental executive officers in their first two years of service in their leadership roles. The program is designed to be complementary to collegiate support for DEOs, as well as existing UI programs (e.g., BTAA Department Executive Officers and BTAA Academic Leadership Program). Competency-based content will be delivered via small cohorts and tailored to individual needs and goals, and will include topics such as:

  • Making the Transition to Expanded Academic Leadership Roles
  • Managing Departmental People and Resources
  • Using Data to Inform Unit Planning and Leadership
  • Academic Leadership Beyond the Unit

For more information, see  DEO Leadership Development Program.

Overview of the Year for DEOs

Overview of the Year for DEOs: The Office of the Provost recently updated the general timeline for deadlines coordinated by our office (note that colleges set internal deadlines for these and other activities).

Office of the Provost DEO Resource Series

Recommended reading, online resources, and best practice guidelines for new departmental executive officers (DEOs).

DDDEO Listserv

DDDEO Listserv: Maintained by UI Printing and Mailing Services; directed toward deans, directors, and departmental officers but also open to other subscribers.