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Program Information

Professional Development Program Early Career Mid-to-Late Career Academic Professional Track Tenured / Tenure Track

APT to Lead

APT to Lead is cohort-based learning community for Academic Professional Track (APT) faculty members wherein they explore their skills and dispositions as leaders.

Faculty Aspiring Leadership Program

The Faculty Aspiring Leadership Program offers strategic development of faculty across campus to sustain transformative change through individual and organizational skill building. Program Fellows are emerging leaders with the potential to impact the institution and build a portfolio of leadership experience.

Faculty Development Leave

Faculty Development Leave allows full-time tenured faculty the opportunity to develop professionally in order to expand their impact as scholars.

Faculty Development Series

Faculty Affairs hosts monthly sessions focused on informational and development opportunities for faculty.

Faculty Mentoring Academy (CTE)

To promote a culture of mentoring within and across the university, the Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence provides evidence-based mentoring workshops to enhance faculty mentoring capacity and competency.

Faculty Retirement

Faculty considering retirement have multiple resources available to them as they preparing for their career transition, and Faculty Affairs encourages their continued engagement with Texas A&M post-retirement.

Fellowships and Grants

Faculty Affairs oversees fellowships and grants in partnership with other entities. These opportunities allow faculty to further advance their careers.

Generating Professional Success (GPS) on the Academic Professional Track

This two-day program encourages APT faculty to start early and be intentional about their approach to their next promotion.

Got Tenure! Now What?

The "Got Tenure! Now What?" workshop helps recently tenured faculty begin their journey to full professor by identifying successful strategies.

Graduate Student Mentoring Academy

The Graduate and Professional School provides graduate research mentoring development opportunities for faculty along with graduate and professional students to improve their mentor and mentee skills.

Mid-Career Accelerator

The Mid-Career Accelerator is a learning community for tenured mid-career faculty to build a personalized plan for maintaining professional success.

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation provides new Texas A&M faculty members the tools and resources to initiate successful careers in Aggieland.

Promotion & Tenure Informational Presentations

In order to facilitate the preparation of packages and dossiers for the promotion and tenure review cycle, Faculty Affairs hosts regular workshops for prospective candidates. View the slides here.

Roadmap for a Successful Tenure-Track Academic Career

This two-day program encourages early career tenure-track faculty to start early and be intentional as they plan for mid-term review and tenure dossier submission.

Upcoming Faculty Development Opportunities

Texas A&M faculty members are invited to participate in a two-year term to enhance teaching through three tracks: artificial intelligence, Canvas tools and classroom technology. Applications are due May 31.

The National Academies are currently accepting applications for two fellowships supporting emerging scientific leaders who share an interest in improving the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems. Applications are due May 22.

Engage in teaching innovation, technology in teaching, management of student learning, English language proficiency, course design and more summer workshops with CTE!

Ongoing Faculty Development Opportunities

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Learn more about the dynamic workshops purposed to empower instruction and create more enriching learning environments.

The University Libraries support the teaching and research needs of Texas A&M faculty with a wide variety of resources. Faculty are encouraged to regularly check the workshop calendar to for additional development opportunities.

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Faculty Awards and Recognition

The primary mission of Faculty Affairs is to elevate our faculty and create an environment where they are valued and can succeed. Showcasing the innovative teaching, groundbreaking research and impactful service of our faculty is the best representative of Texas A&M's high caliber learning environment.

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Academic Leaders

With the university’s appreciation for the service of academic leaders, Faculty Affairs encourages and supports the leaders of academic units with the tools to facilitate their professional development along with the development of their unit's faculty.