Arnold Ostebee

Assistant Provost, Professor of Mathematics

St. Olaf College

Mathematical Association of America
The mission of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is "to advance the mathematical sciences, especially at the collegiate level." This note provides brief descriptions of two of the MAA's national professional development programs that support leadership development.
Investing in the future: Securing, allocating, and reallocating resources
How persistence; persuasive telling of your story; and knowing to whom, when, and how to tell your story are all key to securing needed resources.
Characteristics of the Ideal Department, v.2
The "Ideal Department" as characterized by participants from "Building Vital Departments" at the second Leadership Institute at Baca from June 5-10, 2005.