November 8, 2019, 12:30 – 2:00pm, W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Room 2601
Departments make many decisions each year, around questions as varied as faculty recruitment, graduate admissions, curricular changes, and space allocation. What are the best ways to make decisions collectively? This session provides pointers on how to ensure that different voices are heard in decision-making through consensus-building strategies, as well as models of voting that can lead to better outcomes.
With James Allan, Itai Sher and Eve Weinbaum, UMass Amherst