Statistics Chair & Program Chair/Committee Duties

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Chair Duties


  • Oversee PhD prep


  • Update Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
    • add professional ethics portion
  • Coordinate with other departments on course offerings
  • Work with Instruction Director

Fiscal Administration

  • Oversee annual budget process
  • Liason between L&S and Department
  • Represent department campus wide


  • Faculty
  • Hiring: find new opportunities, work with hiring committee
  • Assistant Professors: oversee annual review (individual mentor committees)
  • Associate Professors: oversee review for promotion (post-tenure review committee)
  • Full Professors: oversee five-year review (post-tenure review committee)
  • affiliate faculty: coordinate with Executive Committee
  • emeritus faculty: set policy
  • Staff
  • annual reviews
  • monthly meetings
  • daily check-in


  • work with office admin on space for students, staff, faculty
  • oversee mid- and long-term space planning

Program Chair/Committee Duties

Admissions Chair

  • Dec-March for fall admissions
  • Aug-Nov for spring admissions
  • Review add a major applications

Summer Chair

  • Summer instruction and assignments
  • ITA Program
  • Summer budget

Instruction Director

  • Department curriculum/timetable coordinator
  • Instructor assignments
  • TA assignment coordinator
  • Gateway team coordinator

Visiting Instructional Student Program (VISP) Director

  • Recruitment of VISP students
  • VISP program director

MS/DS Director


Updated 8 April 2016