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Managing Conflict Effectively in Advising Relationships

Friday, April 1,  noon-1:30 p.m., room 304-308 Coble Hall
(Light refreshments provided)
Leanne Knobloch
Speakers: Leanne Knobloch (Professor and Director of Graduate Study, Communication) will lead an informal brownbag discussion. Contributors include Michaelene M. Ostrosky (Goldstick Family Scholar and Head, Special Education) and Charles D. Wright (Professor, English and Medieval Studies).
Abstract: Given the challenges of academic life, conflict is bound to surface in even the best advisor-advisee relationships. Knowing your preferred style of managing conflict (and being able to identify your students’ preferred styles) can help you maintain effective working relationships with your students. This session will highlight best practices for managing conflict in advisor-advisee relationships.