Fulbright Scholars Program

February 13, 2019

The Fulbright US Scholars program is a competitive cultural exchange in which selected US citizens receive monies to study, teach, or conduct research abroad. The UNC Center for Faculty Excellence supports faculty Fulbright Scholars by: Providing application assistance Holding information … Continued

Junior Faculty Development Awards for Calendar Year 2019

October 17, 2018

Are you an untenured assistant or associate professor looking for financial support for a research or scholarly project? Consider this exciting grant opportunity for Junior Faculty: The Provost’s Office is now accepting applications for competitive Junior Faculty Development Awards paid … Continued

Evaluating Mentoring

October 16, 2018

Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.” – Albert Einstein Why Evaluate Mentoring? Effective data-based evaluation of mentoring is important for at least three reasons: 1. Helps to overcome biases and … Continued

Mentoring for Diversity and Inclusion

October 16, 2018

Mentoring of women and underrepresented minorities is inextricably embedded within, and influenced by, the department’s climate. Mentoring alone is unlikely to make a significant difference in the successful retention, promotion and professional development of women and faculty of color in … Continued

What is Mentoring?

October 16, 2018

Mentoring is an interpersonal, developmental relationship that exists to benefit the mentee.   The Functions of a Faculty Mentor 1. Career Enhancing Mentoring – those aspects of the relationship that enhance learning the ropes, strengthening professional skills and scholarship, and … Continued