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In order to foster a culture of faculty mentoring at UTSA, Faculty Success champions several initiatives and programs to support faculty at all stages and prepare excellent mentors to ensure that all faculty benefit from their peers. Mentoring should become a means of continuously improving our work and motivating us to add quality to whatever we are doing. Individual faculty should have a mosaic of mentors (to support research, teaching, service, leadership development, and personal growth).

Departmental Mentoring

UTSA recognizes the critical role that disciplinary mentors play in the success of faculty. In order to ensure that all assistant professors (and newly hired associate professors) receive strong support in building their careers and locating resources and opportunities to develop as scholars and instructors, Faculty Success supports Departmental Mentoring.

Peer Mentoring

Peer mentoring teams are interdisciplinary groups of 3-5 faculty all of whom are interested in learning/improving on some aspect of their scholarly activity. Members of the team commit to routinely meeting (virtually) to share best practices, guidance, feedback, and advice with each other and are led by a faculty peer mentor with expertise related to the topic of the team.

Mentoring Resources

Faculty Success offers resources to support both Departmental Mentoring and Peer Mentoring.

Departmental Mentoring

Department Mentor

A program supporting disciplinary mentoring for early career faculty

Faculty Peer Mentoring

Faculty Peer Mentoring

Small peer mentoring teams to help faculty share and learn from each other

Becoming a Mentor

Becoming a Mentor

UTSA's training program for faculty mentors

Mid-Career Mentoring

Mid-Career Mentoring

Six-session program with presentations, tools and skill-building, and in-session mentoring

Mentor Meet-Ups

Mentor Meet-Ups

Mentor-to-mentor speaker and discussion series for UTSA faculty mentors

Tenure Track Networking

Tenure Track Networking

A mentoring program for underrepresented junior faculty to learn about the tenure process

Faculty Champions

Faculty Champions

Online Teaching Faculty Champions serve as peer mentors for their colleagues

NCFDD

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

Online career development and mentoring through UTSA's institutional membership

Mentoring Resources

Mentoring Resources

Resources to support Departmental Mentoring and Peer Mentoring