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Upcoming Faculty Development Opportunities

The Office of the Provost is committed to providing a variety of development opportunities to support our faculty through every stage of their career. 

Faculty development events sponsored by the Office of the Provost are listed below. 

Building and Sustaining an Effective Faculty Mentoring Program

Part 1: Friday, January 28, 2022, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Part 2: Friday, February 18, 2022, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 305

Effective faculty mentoring programs are often cited as critical to the thriving of the faculty. This two-part workshop will take faculty leaders through a process to create and sustain an effective mentoring program for early and mid-career faculty members. The overall aim is to develop institutional mentoring support that would work within schools and/or departments. There will be an emphasis on ensuring an inclusive mentorship plan.

This program is for Associate Deans, Department Chairs, and other faculty leaders interested in effective faculty mentoring programs. 

The session on January 28 will be on Zoom from 11:30 am to 2 pm with a short lunch break from 12:30 – 1 pm (there will be an optional discussion time over lunch or participants may take a full break).  To register, click here

This is a two-part program - please join us for both sessions!

For more information contact Linda Boland, Associate Provost for Faculty.

Faculty Hiring Workshop

December 7, 2022, 9:00 AM-Noon
Tyler Haynes Commons 305

A light breakfast will be provided.

This training will discuss the faculty hiring process, faculty ads and recruiting, and the resources available to departments on the Provost’s website. The workshop will review effective practices for the search and hiring that promote equity, consistency, and value the potential contributions of all candidates.

Prior to the session, participants must complete the Faculty Hiring Module titled “Creating an Equitable Search Process” available through TalentWeb.  

Faculty serving on a faculty search committee as chair or diversity and search advocate (DASA) must attend the entire workshop to be certified to serve; certification is valid for two academic years. The workshop is 3 hours with two short breaks built-in. 

For more information contact Linda Boland, Associate Provost for Faculty.

Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Maryland Hall, Suite 202
110 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173 

Phone: (804) 289-8153
Fax: (804) 287-1296