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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...
Leading Your Academic Department Toward Inclusion
Diversity, Faculty Development

Leading Your Academic Department Toward Inclusion: How to Ensure Faculty are LGBTQ+ Competent 

During my six years at the University of Connecticut, I had the opportunity to interact with many different faculty members across our campus community. This was particularly true during my final two years, when I coordinated our Rainbow Center’s Out to Lunch (OTL) Lecture Series. The OTL Lecture Series—our center’s...