2024 Schedule and Speakers

Monday, July 22

9-10 a.m.

Welcome Breakfast

10-10:30 a.m.

Setting Your Goals

10:30-11 a.m.

Networking Break

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

From the Dean’s Office – Leading Today’s JMC Schools 

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Networking

1:45-2:30 p.m.

The State of Journalism Education and Industry Challenges 

2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

From the Dean’s Suite: Lessons Learned from the Journey 

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Mapping Your Leadership Path

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Tour of Newhouse  

5:30-6 p.m.

Cocktail Reception 

6 p.m.

Dean’s Welcome Dinner  

Tuesday, July 23

6:30-8 a.m.

Breakfast at the Hotel Skylar

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Managing Up: What Your Provost and President Expect From You

9:30-10 a.m.

Networking Break

10-11 a.m.

Vision Alignment: Prioritizing Research and Creative Outputs  

11 a.m. – Noon

Rising Through the Ranks: Positioning Faculty for Leadership Success

Noon-1 p.m.

Catered Lunch

1-1:45 p.m.

Commitment to Progress: Assessment and Course Development 

1:45-2:30 p.m.

Mentorship and Creating Accountability: Viewpoints from Leadership Academy Alumni

2:30-3:30 p.m.

How You Are Viewed By Your Campus Peers 

3:30-4 p.m.


4-5 p.m.

Workshop: Mentor Pairing Commitments and Rules of Engagement

6 p.m.

Trolley Departure for Heritage Hill Brewery

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Dinner at Heritage Hill Brewery 


Wednesday, July 24

6:30-8 a.m.

Breakfast at the Hotel Skylar

8:30-10 a.m.

It’s All About the Money, Money, Money  

10-10:15 a.m.


10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

DEIA Leadership Under Siege 


Setting a School Budget Workshop

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Catered Lunch

1:30-2 p.m.

Working with Community Journalism 

2-3 p.m.

Finding Your Leadership Style Workshop

3-3:30 p.m.

Ice Cream and Social Break

3:30-4:30 p.m.

SPECIAL GUEST: Closing Keynote Speaker on Leadership

4:30 p.m.

Conclusion of Program and Return to Hotel 

5:45 p.m.

Trolley to Dinosaur BBQ 

6 p.m.

Closing Dinner at Dinosaur BBQ