At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.
Cast: Jay Duplass, Sandra Oh, Bob Balaban, Nana Mensah, Everly Carganilla, David Morse, Holland Taylor, Bob Stephenson, Mallory Low, Ron Crawford, Marcia DeBonis, Ji-yong Lee, Ella Rubin, Jordan Tyson, Frank Sanns, Cliff Chamberlain, Darius Fraser, Abdul Alvi
As his hearing approaches, Bill's academic future comes into question. Ji-Yoon's revelation puts the board on the spot and shakes up the department.
Ji-Yoon visits Pembroke's new lecturer as Bill joins in on a Korean tradition. The tenured professors band together, and Yaz receives an enticing offer.
Pressure mounts for Ji-Yoon to turn the department around after Bill's suspension. The hiring of a new professor undermines Yaz's chance at tenure.
Bill hosts a town hall with the students that quickly takes a turn. Joan starts a fire. A dinner with the dean puts Ji-Yoon in an awkward position.
Tired of the lack of diversity in Pembroke's staff, Ji-Yoon makes a bold decision during a faculty soiree. A video from Bill's lecture causes a stir.
With the department facing budget cuts and low enrollment, Ji-Yoon vows to make some changes as chair while one professor struggles to keep it together.