Skip to main content

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

Departmental Recommendations for Mentoring Faculty

October 16, 2018

Develop a mentoring plan based on the needs and conditions of your particular department (e.g., smaller departments may rely on committee mentoring because of fewer senior faculty mentors or may encourage their faculty to seek mentors from other departments) Ensure … Continued

CREATE Workshops

October 16, 2018

CREATE is a systematic method for teaching students to engage in the research process using published papers. When the method is used, students have opportunities to read parts of a publication, analyze and critique the data, and predict the next … Continued