Tenure-Track Mentoring Sessions

The Office of Faculty Affairs is pleased to announce the continuation of a series of mentoring sessions for tenure-track faculty during spring 2024. These sessions, directed by experienced faculty supervisors, are designed to provide information and address questions in order to better prepare applicants for success in the tenure process. All sessions will be held in FDH-530 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dates and session topics for Spring 2024 are given below.

March 5, 2024

Primary Facilitator:  Janet Dufek, Ph.D., Professor - Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences & Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Topic:  Dossier Preparation: The Art and Science of Suggesting External Referees


  • Purpose of external reviewers in the process
  • Guidelines to follow (inclusion and exclusion criteria)
  • Procedural guardrails
  • Communication with your chair/director
  • To waive or not to waive
  • Suggested “strategies” to consider

Upcoming Sessions:

April 16, 2024: Teaching Excellence and Effectiveness
May 14, 2024: Building your Mentor Map

All sessions will encourage active discussion among faculty across units and also provide time for additional questions to be addressed.

Please RSVP here for the March 5 session.

You must register in order to receive the Zoom (meeting) link.

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