DePaul University Academic Affairs > Faculty Resources > Faculty Mentoring
The following are examples of topics typically discussed during mentoring sessions:
All new mentors, mentees, and department/program chairs are required to attend the appropriate workshop below:
These workshops are designed to build mentoring capacity and address common mentorship challenges such as establishing shared expectations, fostering culturally inclusive mentoring, and dealing with conflicting advice. Questions about these workshops can be addressed to Valerie Johnson, Interim Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DePaul's Office of Research Services offers workshops and trainings to promote, facilitate, and support research, scholarship, teaching, and creative activities. In addition, the Society of Vincent de Paul Professors provides the following mentoring opportunities for faculty:
1. Annual Faculty of Color Luncheon2. Annual “Experiences of the Tenure and Promotion Process" panel3. Annual “Going Up For Full" panel4. Participation with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) as panelists and mentors5. Informal services like tenure statement review, meetings with junior faculty
Finally, DePaul maintains an institutional membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) which allows faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows access to a host of resources designed to increase productivity , maintain work-family balance, and create broad networks of collegial support. Instructions on how to access the NCFDD site can be found here.
Listed below are resources for mentors, mentees, and department/program chairs.
Faculty Mentoring Models
Best Practices for Effective Mentoring
Building a Mentoring Program