Mentoring is an interpersonal, developmental relationship that exists to benefit the mentee. Both the mentor and the mentee have roles and responsibilities in promoting high quality, effective mentoring relationship. Defining mentoring.
Departmental Level Recommendation
Mentoring alone is unlikely to make a significant difference in the successful retention, promotion, and professional development of faculty members in a department that does not support a mentoring culture. Learn more about departmental recommendations.
Newer members of the academy are more heterogeneous than ever before. Effective faculty mentors must acquire sensitivities to differences. Learn more about mentoring for diversity and inclusion.
“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.” – Albert Einstein. How to evaluate mentoring.
Individual Mentoring Consultations
CFE is dedicated to supporting faculty mentoring at every career stage. We offer confidential, one-on-one consultations for early and mid-career faculty who are seeking high-quality mentoring relationships, faculty who want to develop their mentoring skills, and department leaders and administrators.