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Faculty Development

Creating an Effective Mentoring Program, Part 4: Mentorship Dos and Don’ts 

Faculty mentoring programs are only as good as the mentors who work with junior faculty. Unfortunately, few senior faculty members ever receive formal training regarding how to be an effective mentor. They may be excellent instructors and researchers in their subject areas. They may also be experts on university and...
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Faculty Development

Creating an Effective Mentoring Program 

This article first appeared in Academic Leader on March 17, 2017© Magna Publications. All rights reserved. Recruiting and hiring new faculty is time intensive and expensive. Despite the difficulties, hiring decisions are clearly among the most important that academic administrators ever make. Success of college programs and universities is directly correlated with...
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Faculty Development

Well-Being and Well-Thinking: How to Stay Healthy in Academia 

This article first appeared in Academic Leader on March 16, 2020. © Magna Publications. All rights reserved. Resilience is about growing both personally and professionally when we face difficult situations. It is about coming out the other side as a stronger or more prepared person rather than bouncing back to...