Each fall, the Big Ten Academic Alliance (formerly the Committee on Institutional Cooperation; CIC) hosts a 3-day workshop for Department Executive Officers (DEOs).  This seminar focuses on departmental leadership skills and problem solving, and emphasizes analysis of case studies.

The DEO Seminars are managed by Big Ten Academic Alliance office staff, and programming is developed by liaisons from the Offices of the Provosts across our universities. To read more about the seminars, visit the Big Ten Academic Alliance DEO webpage.

Participant Selection

Academic Human Resources and the Academic Advancement Network, both in the Office of the Provost, select MSU’s five representatives to the DEO seminar.