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Generate Professional Success


Generate Professional Success

This program encourages faculty to invest time in reviewing expectations for promotion in the academic professional track (APT), in order to identify both the strategies and tactics necessary for success. Its audience is APT Faculty considering promotion to any rank within the next three to five years.

The 2022 workshop series will be held May 16 in ILCB 315 and May 17 in ILCB 224. 


Day 1: May 16
Focuses on familiarity with the process and materials submitted by the candidate. 

8:30 - 10:00a.m.
Know the Terrain: Promotion Basics and Planning Your Strategy
Heather Wilkinson, Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Associate Provost for Faculty Success

10:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Plan Your Trip: Identifying Goals, Milestones, and Resources
Heather Wilkinson

Day 2: May 17
Includes a menu of workshops reviewing the habits and practices that facilitate success across the possible responsibilities of various academic professional track faculty titles.

8:30 - 10:00a.m. 
Equipping Faculty to Confidently Navigate Challenging Topics in the Classroom
Nate Poling, Senior Instructional Consultant, Center for Teaching Excellence

10:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Promoting Professional Development in Graduate Student Mentoring
Clint Patterson, Instructional Consultant, Center for Teaching Excellence
Julie Harlin, Associate Dean, Graduate and Professional School

1:00 - 2:30p.m. 
Cultivating a Writing Practice: 7 Habits to Increase Your Word Count
Valerie Balester, Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Studies

3:00 - 5:00p.m.            
Enhancing Your Digital Identity
Dong Joon Lee, Associate Professor, University Libraries
Ethel Mejia, Data Analyst, University Libraries
David Lowe, Assistant Professor, University Libraries