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Provost Leadership Development

Leadership Development at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

The Provost’s Office, in collaboration with the Center for Corporate Learning in Greenville, recently conducted a Faculty Leadership Development Program. Twenty-two faculty and department chairs, nominated by the College deans and by the Faculty Senate, were identified to participate in the program which was held at the Greenville One Facility.

The two- and a half-days program included speakers Rich Morris (Chief Executive Officer of BMW), Edna Johnson (Senior Vice President of Michelin NA), Steve Nail (Vice President of Hubbell Lighting), John Supra (Director of Information Technology for SCDHHS), and Erin Swann (Senior Associate General Counsel at Clemson University). On the second day of the program, Provost Nadim Aziz issued a Challenge Project to the group. The group divided into teams to deliberate and research solutions, and at the end of two weeks, presented their findings to the Provost. 

The participants in the program were:
Agudelo, Paula — School of Agriculture, Forest, and Environmental Science
Anderson, Denise — Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management
Burg, Timothy — Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cohen, Robert — Biological Sciences
Davis, Stephanie — Nursing
Foulger, Stephen — Materials Science and Engineering
Granberg, Ellen — Sociology and Anthropology
Havice, Pamela — Education
Jenkins, Eleanor — Mathematical Sciences
Jones, Karyn — Communication Studies
Katsiyannis, Antonis — Faculty Senate
Kennedy, Frances — Accountancy and Finance
Khan, Abdul  — Civil Engineering
Perpich, Diane — Women’s Studies
Rhodehamel, Jeffrey — Food, Nutrition and Packaging Science
Smith, Kelly — Faculty Senate
Sosolik, Chad — Physics and Astronomy
Spencer, James — Planning, Development, and Preservation
Strickland, James — Animal and Veterinary Science
Thatcher, Jason — Management
Webb, Ken — Bioengineering
Wilmott, Derek — Libraries