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Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

Abstract

Schools need to foster growth and retention of new faculty, often content experts with minimal formal academic experience. Compounding factors include inadequate numbers of seasoned faculty due to retirements, burnout, or low salaries. This session will describe a unique evidence-based faculty mentorship program that supports, engages, and retains new faculty.

Keywords

faculty mentor, coach, faculty retention

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A Faculty Mentorship Program: Supporting, Engaging, and Retaining New Faculty

Schools need to foster growth and retention of new faculty, often content experts with minimal formal academic experience. Compounding factors include inadequate numbers of seasoned faculty due to retirements, burnout, or low salaries. This session will describe a unique evidence-based faculty mentorship program that supports, engages, and retains new faculty.