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Promotion and Tenure

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MENTORING -Dr. Jeanette Jones, Guest Presenter for Oakwood University- NOVEMBER 5, 2020

The AAMU ADVANCE Mentoring Program is a volunteer program through which experienced faculty (Mentors) at AAMU who are knowledgeable about the campus and academic life, mentor new/junior faculty to:

  • Orient them about the AAMU campus culture,
  • To inform them about campus support services, and
  • To assist them in the early stages and developments of their academic careers.

The Goals of the Mentoring Program are:

To help new faculty members to:

  • Learn about AAMU, the surrounding community and support resources for faculty.
  • Adjust to the new environment and become active members of the university quickly.
  • Address questions, concerns, and unique needs in a confidential manner.
  • Gain insight about teaching and career development from a seasoned faculty.
  • Network with other faculty and develop a personal support system within AAMU.

To encourage experienced faculty to:

  • Share their knowledge and experience with new faculty and gain professional satisfaction.
  • Assist new faculty to adjust quickly to the campus and address their unique needs, concerns, or questions.
  • Help shape the careers of new colleagues and enjoy opportunities for self-renewal.
  • Provide a valuable service to the university by promoting collegiality through mentoring.
  • Contribute to teaching, research and scholarly activities, and service mission of AAMU.

UAB ADVANCE SEMINAR SERIES

Dr. Jeanette Jones, Guest Panelist for Promotion and Tenure in STEM Departments NOVEMBER 9, 2020