Mentoring Academy

Mentoring Academy

When an academic culture promotes mentoring, all involved in the process benefit. New faculty who find their vocations strengthened with social as well as career development, to mid-level faculty who are able to both acquire and deliver leadership skills, to senior-level faculty who are respected for their contributions to the academic institution - all of these combined give rise to an environment where unlimited success is possible.

Click here to read the Mentoring Academy white paper.

Tina Baich Appointed Director of Faculty Mentoring

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Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Margie Ferguson announced the appointment of Tina Baich as director of faculty mentoring effective January 1. This new position is responsible for the direction of the IUPUI Mentoring Academy including oversight of the proposal funding process, planning and managing the Mentoring Academy Symposium, and support of faculty and librarian mentoring at IUPUI.

“I am so pleased to have Tina join us in Academic Affairs and to have someone of her caliber leading the direction of faculty mentoring on this campus,” said Ferguson. “Mentoring is of vital importance for the success of all faculty. I’m looking forward to the energy that Tina will bring to this new role!”

“My own participation in the Mentoring Academy as a University Library representative sparked my interest in mentoring and faculty development,” Baich said. “I’m excited to take this new role and to build on the solid foundation established by Gail Williamson and the Mentoring Academy Planning Committee to enhance the faculty mentoring experience at IUPUI.”

Baich has master degrees in library science and public history from the Schools of Library and Information Science and Liberal Arts at IUPUI. She is an associate librarian in the IUPUI University Library and leads the departments of Resource Sharing and Delivery Services and Bibliographic and Metadata Services.

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The Mentoring Academy hosted several campus level programs that provided information about best practices and resource materials to help schools formulate their school or departmental level mentoring programs.  Click here to view the Mentoring Academy program archive. Available resources include assessment tools, best practices, models, outcomes, online research mentoring, and links to other online resources.

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The Mentoring Academy is now part of IUPUI Scholarworks!  Click here to view the site.  Scroll to the bottom and click on "Show Statistical Information" to view current stats related to document postings.