SUNY SAIL Institute offers a complimentary webinar series:

Leaders Learning Live

Leaders Learning Live occurs every third Thursday of the month from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. This interview-style webinar series provides insights into a wide variety of higher education leadership topics and best practices at no cost. Simply register in advance to receive the Zoom link. We look forward to engaging with you online and hope you will share this exciting opportunity with your colleagues. 


2022 Spring Webinar Line-up

                                                                    Register below for any leaders learning live topics of interest to you! 


Landing a Leadership Role within SUNY 

January 20

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  • Laura J. Barnum, Vice President for Finance and Management, Buffalo State College
  • Calvin Gantt, Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Belonging, Monroe Community College
  • Julie Petti, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, University-wide Human Resources, SUNY System Administration
  • Jeanette Altarriba, Psychology Full Professor & Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Albany
  • Tanhena Pacheco Dunn, Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, SUNY New Paltz


Attendees will be able to:

  • Learn how to find potential leadership opportunities within the SUNY System
  • Understand important skills needed to be successful to thrive in a leadership position at SUNY
  • Discuss resources and potential networking opportunities that will assist you in landing a leadership role at SUNY


    Publishing for Leaders

    February 17

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    Attendees will be able to:

    • Gain strategies to assist them in wherever they are in their publishing journey, from creating blogs to publishing books
    • Learn tips to articulate themselves effectively in written communications to open the door to their future
    • Discover resources and plan for next steps to get their work published.


      Is Department Chair in My Future? 

      March 17

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      Attendees will be able to:

      • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a department chair
      • Learn about the skills and mindsets necessary to be effective in their attempts to span the boundaries between faculty and administration
      • Gather best practices from former and current department chairs to make an informed decision if serving department chair role is an appropriate next step in their leadership journey



        Managing Up: Strategies for partnering with senior administration 

        April 21

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        Attendees will be able to:

        • Gain practical advice to nurture strong and productive relationships with Senior Administration
        • Learn the importance of knowing oneself and what drives others to better connect with and support Senior Administration
        • Explore potential challenges and solutions to academia’s workplace challenges to collaborate most effectively with Senior Leadership


          Mental Health in Higher Education: Strategies for Leaders to Support Faculty and Staff Well-being 

          May 19

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          Attendees will be able to:

          • Understand the impact that COVID-19 pandemic is having on faculty and staff mental health
          • Gain helpful strategies to better identify the mental health needs of faculty and staff as well as their own individual needs 
          • Discover programs and other resources available to support faculty and staff mental health


            Check out our On Demand Webinars

            For more information about Leaders Learning Live, contact:
            Merissa McKasty, Leadership Development Manager