This workshop is the first of the Department Chairs & Directors Training Workshop Series, taking place from 7:30-9:00, provides an overview of Washington State University’s structure and academic policies. It also addresses faculty recruitment, mentoring and retention efforts at WSU. Specific topics include: University organization, the faculty senate, the strategic plan, the academic plan, the Faculty Manual, acquiring a mentor, the recruitment process, the partner accommodation policy, professional leave and the retirement policy.  For complete scheduling details and to register online, use the following link to access the Department Chairs & Directors Training Workshop Schedule: http://hrs.wsu.edu/Department%20Chairs%20and%20Directors%20Workshops