Support for mentoring is available in a number of different forms.
- Modest funding is available to support mentoring activities including meals and other resources to advance mentoring. For more information, please contact the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence.
NOTE: This funding can not be used to reimburse for books, materials and supplies.
- Formal feedback on faculty successes and challenges provides evidence for Stetson to address issues associated with the on-boarding of new faculty.
- Mentoring faculty is recognized as service/citizenship/leadership contribution in the Faculty Annual Review.
Past Mentoring Workshops
February 5 What is the Faculty Annual Review (FAR)? [Kimberly Flint-Hamilton, Carolyn Nicholson]
February 12 Coaching for Coaches [Kate Brooks]
March TBA Are you prepared for Tenure and Promotion? [Promotion & Tenure Committee]
March 17 Internship Cafe [Mike True]
March 18 Internship Cafe [Mike True] (repeat workshop)
April 1 Teaching & Learning Colloquium
New Mentoring workshops will be announced. In addition, contact ALANA’IA for additional formalized mentoring activities.
The program will help new faculty to:
- Learn about Stetson University, support resources for faculty, and the surrounding community
- Quickly adjust to the new environment and become active members of the university and broader community
- Address concerns and special needs in a confidential manner
- Grow and develop as a teacher-scholar – gain insight into best practices in teaching, learning, and scholarly endeavors; leadership, service and other citizenship; professional and career development opportunities
- Develop a support network with faculty and professionals at/external to Stetson
The program will encourage experienced faculty to:
- Share their knowledge and experience with new faculty and gain professional satisfaction
- Assist new faculty to adjust quickly to the campus and address their unique needs, concerns, or questions, if any
- Help shape the careers of new colleagues and enjoy opportunities for self-renewal
- Provide valuable citizenship/leadership/service to the university by promoting collegiality through mentoring.
- Stay fresh and anchored in the diverse roles of the teacher-scholar
- Contribute to the teaching, research and scholarly activities, and the citizenship/service mission of Stetson University
Stetson University Faculty Mentoring Committee
(l-r) Ranjini Thaver, Professor of Economics; Mary Pollock, Professor of English; Maria Rickling, Assistant Professor of Accounting; Rosalie Richards, Associate Provost for Faculty Development; John Tichenor, Associate Professor of Management and Chair
Past Members: Brigid Noonan, Professor and Chair, Department of Counselor Education