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Kevin Dettmar is W.M. Keck professor of English and director of the Humanities Studio at Pomona College. His latest book, published in September 2022, is How to Chair a Department. He also writes The Chronicle’s Ask the Chair advice column. More information about chairing is available at his website, kdettmar.com. Send your questions on any aspect of becoming or serving as chair to his email, Facebook, or Twitter.
Allison M. Vaillancourt provides organizational consulting services as a vice president and senior consultant in Segal’s organizational effectiveness practice. Prior to joining Segal, she spent three decades as an administrator and faculty member at large public research universities. Browse her previous columns in the Management Corner series on administrative-career issues. She is on Twitter @VaillancourtA.
Jennifer S. Furlong is director of the office of career planning and professional development at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Most recently, she served as co-president of the Career Services Association of CUNY and as mid-Atlantic regional director of the Graduate Career Consortium.