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In partnership with other entities across campus, Faculty Affairs supports leaders of academic units in their service to the university, pursuits of professional advancement, and - most importantly - impacts on the success and development of faculty.

The resources below detail the wide variety of development opportunities and resources made available to support academic leader success.

Developing as a Leader of Faculty

New Academic Leader Orientation provides new leaders of Texas A&M faculty the tools and resources to create and develop the optimal working and learning environments.

Department heads meet on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss how to lead an academic unit. These events are open to other leaders as well.

Mentorship programs are available to Texas A&M faculty to support their professional development and their contribution to creating and sustaining our nurturing working and learning environments.

Fellowship Opportunities

Strategic development opportunities for emerging leader faculty members across campus to sustain transformative leadership experience while making tangible impacts on academic units.

Fellow cohorts design programming to address issues relevant to Texas A&M Department Heads and collaborate with Faculty Aspiring Academy cohort members.

SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows engage in discussions and development initiatives designed to deepen their capacity to think and act effectively as future leaders in the academy.

Resources for Academic Leaders

The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.

Academic Analytics provides reliable, accurate, and updated data that make it simple to assist leadership in decisions that matter most. Texas A&M grants unique portal access to all faculty with a request from their Deans' offices to Faculty Affairs.

Academic Impressions provides personal development, leadership and skills-based training opportunities to faculty and staff in institutions of higher education.

TAMU by the Numbers is a university-sourced data base initiated to improve data accessibility, improve transparency and the quality of decision making.

Leadership Development Opportunities Across the University

The Aggie Research Programs support multidisciplinary junior faculty, postdocs, and doctoral students research teams to develop leadership skills in high-end research management and operation.

The LAMP program provides Texas A&M Medicine faculty and staff members opportunities to gain the foundations for effective leadership while promoting collaboration, innovation and excellence.

HROE supports the progressive development of core leadership competencies among faculty and staff persons of all levels to improve leadership transitions across the university.

The Texas A&M Leadership Educators Network is open to faculty, administrators, and professional staff dedicated to the promotion of leadership development, education, and training of students at Texas A&M University.

The Living Well at Texas A&M Well Leader Program encourages unit-level support for wellness and engagement through a network of faculty and staff volunteers dedicated to helping make Texas A&M University, near and far, a healthier campus and a great place to work!