The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs conducts 4-5 half-day Academic Leadership Forum (ALF) sessions each year for our deans, associate deans, department heads, and other academic administrators.  An ALF planning committee helps to identify topics and speakers for the sessions.  The topics vary each year depending upon what contemporary issues are occurring in higher education and more specifically at Penn State. 

Academic Leadership Forums are by invitation only. Unless noted, all meetings are 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon starting with a continental breakfast at 8:00 a.m

Academic Leadership Forum Planning Committee

September 23, 2014
Boardroom, The Nittany Lion Inn, University Park
Topic: A Conversation with President Eric J. Barron

My Vision for the University: A Conversation with Our New President
Eric Barron, President

Strategic Planning: Charting Our Future
Nicholas Jones, Executive Vice President and Provost

Our Strategic Planning Process: Goals, Expectations of Units, and Resources
Mike Dooris, Executive Director, Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment


Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Directory


Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-7494

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