Mid-Career Mentoring

Mid-Career Faculty Mentoring Initiative

The mid-career faculty mentoring effort supports the transition of faculty to the rank of full professor. It encompasses sessions in which faculty meet to support and help each other plan their progress. It helps them address their Career Development Plans through peer input and strategic coaching, in an inclusive and supportive setting. Mid – Career Individual Development Plan. Sessions are scheduled throughout the year, as ADVANCE works with specific colleges on one-to-one and peer mentoring efforts with mid-career faculty. The ADVANCE Faculty Affairs Office also pairs Mid-Career Faculty with Peer mentors (please fill out the Mentor request form) coordinates a Faculty Forum in which deans and the provost address the topic of “Pathways to Promotion” with associate professors.

Also, check out information about the biannual Charting your Path Workshops – Strategies for Success in Academe.” The goal of these workshops, which are offered to women and under-represented minority associate professors and their administrators from around the State, is to provide associate professors with strategies they can use to achieve career advancement, while providing insights to administrators into ways they can facilitate mid-career faculty success.

Faculty with additional questions are invited to contact Dr. Yvette Huet, ADVANCE Faculty Director and Coordinator of the new faculty mentoring effort, at mentoring@uncc.edu