Mentoring Academy

Fall 2018 Funding Round

The IUPUI Mentoring Academy invites Letters of Intent for its next funding round. Letters are due by October 15, 2018. Those submitting a Letter of Intent will be invited to a proposal workshop where Mentoring Academy Advisory Board members will advise on the development of full proposals.

Letters of Intent should provide an overview of the proposed project, including purpose, goals, and needs to be addressed; indicate the intended proposal track; and be no more than 3 pages in length.

More information about proposal tracks and full proposal requirements is available here.

Upcoming Events

The annual IUPUI Mentoring Symposium will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

Information and Registration Here

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.

Mentoring Academy Advisory Board

The Mentoring Academy is guided by an Advisory Board charged with (1) reviewing Mentoring Academy funding applications and selecting programs for funding; (2) planning the annual Mentoring Symposium; and (3) supporting and advising the Director of Faculty Mentoring.

Members include:

Tina Baich, Librarian, University Library & Director of Faculty Mentoring, Office of Academic Affairs
Lisa Angermeier, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Physical Education & Tourism Management
Paul C. Edwards, Professor, School of Dentistry
Margie Ferguson, Professor, School of Liberal Arts & Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Gina S. Gibau, Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts & Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

Wayne Hilson, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Joan R. Poulsen, Associate Professor & Division Head, Science, IUPUC
Thomas A. Upton, Professor & Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, School of Liberal Arts
Julie L. Welch, Associate Professor, School of Medicine & Director of Mentoring Training, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Jane Williams, Associate Professor, School of Science
Rob Wolter, Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering & Technology

Past Events

The Mentoring Academy began with a series of campus-wide events, providing information on best practices and resources to help schools formulate school- or department-level mentoring programs. Since 2014, the Mentoring Academy has also hosted an annual Mentoring Symposium, featuring national speakers and IUPUI mentoring program reports.

Click here to view the Mentoring Academy Archive in IUPUI ScholarWorks.

Mentoring Academy Archive

The Mentoring Academy Archive is part of IUPUI ScholarWorks and contains funded program proposals, presentations given at Mentoring Academy events, and past issues of the Mentoring Memorandum. In addition to making these materials openly available to the world, IUPUI ScholarWorks provides authors and presenters with usage statistics that can provide evidence of their work’s impact. Other mentoring-related resources are available here.

Click here to view the Mentoring Academy Archive in IUPUI ScholarWorks.