Peer-to-peer support group and strategy sessions open to tenured faculty who plan to pursue promotion to full professor in the next few years. Includes two successful senior faculty co-mentors who understand various Associate Professor challenges and productive solutions to them.
Senior faculty mentors: Mary Lowe (Physics) and Matt Mulcahy (History)
Kick-off interest session and planning meeting
Monday, October 6, 12:30-1:30. College Center Room M113. Bring your lunch, if you like!
- Information sharing — Loyola and national landscape, best practices
- Idea exchange — Conversation about key challenges and possible solutions
- What next? — Planning for next steps for the group
"Removing the Barriers to Full Professor," Kimberly Buch et al., Change, Nov/Dec 2011
"Pathways to Full Professor," chapter 11 excerpt in Darla Twale, A Faculty Guide for Succeeding in Academe, 2011
"Why Are Associate Professors So Unhappy?" Robin Wilson, Chronicle, 2 June 2012
"Visualizing Your Promotion Portfolio with Cmap," Janine Utell, Chronicle, 3 Sept 2014
An interesting discussion of a visual mapping tool to help outline a path to promotion, with a link to the tool itself.
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
Lots of resources and workshops, such as jump starting your research, post-tenure slumps, and more. The founder, Kerry Ann Rockquemore, gave a well-received workshop at Loyola in 2012.