Faculty invited to professional development offerings this spring

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Faculty are invited to a series of development workshops, webinars and writing sessions to be held throughout the spring 2019 semester. Each session will present advice and tools for how to navigate a specific aspect of professional academic life.

These events are hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and the Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence.

Please visit the Faculty Workshops website and registration links for more information on topics and panelists.

Faculty Writing Workshops
8:30–11 a.m.
Kissam Multipurpose Room 210

  • Friday, Jan. 11
  • Friday, Feb. 1
  • Friday, March 1
  • Friday, April 5
  • Friday, May 3

Faculty Webinars
Noon–1 p.m.
Sarratt 363

  • Wednesday, Jan. 30 | “How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice”
  • Thursday, Feb. 21 | “How to Engage in Healthy Conflict”
  • Tuesday, March 26 | “Mastering Academic Time Management”
  • Monday, April 15 | “Overcoming Academic Perfectionism”

Faculty Development Workshops


Get Published: A Research and Publication Workshop for Non-Tenured Track Humanists and Social Scientists

  • Tuesday, Jan. 15 | Noon–1 p.m. | Sarratt 216/220

Get Published: A Research and Publication Workshop for Non-Tenured Track Engineers and Scientists

  • Wednesday, Jan. 30 | Noon–1 p.m. | Sarratt 216/220


Demystifying the PTRC & the Tenure Process: A Discussion with Former PTRC Members

  • Monday, Feb. 11 | Noon–1 p.m. | Sarratt 216/220

Leading with Your Strengths: Building on Your Assets as an Academic

  • Friday, Feb. 22 | 10 a.m–noon| Kissam 216


ZigZags: Honest Career Paths, Women’s History Month Panel

  • Thursday, March 12 | Noon–1 p.m. | Black Cultural Center Auditorium

Evaluations, Mentoring and Awards

  • Monday, March 25 | Noon–1 p.m | Sarratt 216/220

Navigating Power, Status and Influence at Home and in the Academy 

  • Friday, March 29 | 10 a.m.–noon | Kissam 216


Building Professional Relationships: Cultivating your Network of Mentors, Sponsors, Collaborators 

  • Friday, April 26 | 10 a.m.–noon | Kissam 216