AY 2011-2012 Seminar Schedule

Session I - September 14, 2011



MSU Foundation Great Room

Lunch with Leadership MSU  
Student and Alumni Tradition

Kerry Hanson, Associate Director of Alumni Relations,
Montana State University

Stadium Corporate Room (2nd floor)

DEAL Introductions and Expectations

What Is Leadership and How Can I Get Better At It?

Leadership Panel Discussion

Paula Lutz, Dean, College of Letters and Science

Bill Brown, Professor, College of Business, Montana State University

Susan Dana, Interim Dean, College of Business
Robert Marley, Dean, College of Engineering
Tamara Miller, Dean, Library




Special Session - September 16, 2011



Public Lecture: 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Procrastinator

Special DEAL session: 3:00 – 4:30 pm,
SUB 235

Why So Slow: A Campus Conversation about
Gender in the Academy


Virginia Valian, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Linguistics, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Co-Director of the Hunter College Gender Equity Project




Session II - October 19, 2011



Stadium Corporate Room (2nd floor)

Resource Development

Media Savvy

Michael Stevenson, President, MSU Foundation

Tom Calcagni, Executive Director, University Communications,
Montana State University




Session III - November 16, 2011



MMEC Conf room

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Scott Bryant, Associate Professor of Management, College of Business, Montana State University




Session IV - January 18, 2012



MMEC Conference room

Conflict Management & Negotiation

Suzanne McCorkle, Co-Chair, Department of Public Policy & Administration and Director, Office of Conflict Management Services, Boise State University




Session V - February 15, 2012



MMEC Conference room

Effective Meetings and Facilitating Group Problem Solving

Laura Black, Associate Professor of Management, College of Business, Montana State University




Session VI - March 21, 2012



MMEC Conference room

Budgets as a Management Tool

Nikki Krawitz, VP for Finance & Administration, University of MO System




Session VII - April 18, 2012



MMEC Conference room

4:30 -5:30

From Chaos to Control: Strategic, Systematic, & Sensible Workflow Practices

Graduation/Social Event

Meggin McIntosh, Professor and Director Emerita, University of Nevada, Reno and President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc.

DEAL Advisory Committee/Previous Cohorts