Staff Development Opportunities - Fall 2013

Breakfast and Training for Housekeepers

Plate of Food

Our Student Affairs Housekeepers are invited to breakfast in Foster Walker Dining Hall. After breakfast, we will discuss customer service and the new cleaning standards.

Wed., October 16 - 8:00-9:00 AM
Foster Walker East Dining Hall


Leadership Development

Dr. Dugan
Presenter: Dr. John Dugan, Associate Professor, Loyola University Chicago

This session will provide an overview of current leadership trends, including a brief review of theoretical models and impact practices for student and staff development.  Participants will spend significant time mapping session content onto professional experiences at Northwestern to identify areas of strength and improvement

Wed., October 16 - 10:30-Noon
122 Parkes Hall

Reimaging Inclusion: Connecting Our Community through Collaboration and Innovation

Dr. Collado
Presenter: Dr. Shirley M. Collado, Dean of Middlebury College

Join Shirley Collado, Dean of Middlebury College, as she speaks about how to build skills so that diversity and inclusion are imbedded in everything we do.  With the right skills, innovation, and teamwork, we can become a more inclusive university.  

Dr. Collado is co-founder and co-chair of the Liberal Arts Diversity Officers (LADO), a national consortium that promotes the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in support of academic excellence at liberal arts colleges, and the former executive vice president of The Posse Foundation.

  • Tues., October 22 
    • 11:30 am-1:30 pm: Lunchtime keynote for Chicago staff, faculty, and students
    • 7:00 - 9:00pm: Evening keynote for Evanston students, staff, and faculty
  • Wed., October 23
    • 11:30am - 1:30pm: Lunchtime keynote with Evanston staff, faculty, and students

Upcoming Student Affairs professional development opportunities

staff member looking at brochure11/8 – Favorite Family Recipe Cook-Off
11/14 – Campus Climate Revisited
12/13 – Student Affairs Holiday Party

View the complete calendar with additional information.