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Department Chair Mentoring Resources

Department Chairs


Department Chairs are essential in the design and implementation of mentoring approaches for faculty.  While each department has a unique set of circumstances to consider in designing mentoring plans, there are aspects of departmental leadership in this area that can be informed by experience and scholarship.  The links below provide access to practical resources for department chairs on mentoring, department climate, and faculty retention.


Related Sites

The University of California at Berkeley's Office for Faculty Equity

University of Washington-Seattle


University of Wisconsin - Enhancing Department Climate: A Chair's Role (pdf)

University of Michigan - How to Help New Faculty Settle In (pdf)

University of Michigan - Creating a Positive Departmental Climate: Principles for Best Practices (pdf)



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