The University Faculty Mentoring Network (UFMN) is a program sponsored by the Provost Office in collaboration with the Center for Integrated Professional Development and the Office of the Cross Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. The purpose of the UFMN is to promote an environment of support that encourages the personal and professional development of faculty. The program is aimed at junior faculty within their first three years at ISU.
For a list and descriptions of UFMN events and to register, please visit University Faculty Mentoring Network.
Join your first-year peers in the Early Career Professional Development Circle, designed to reduce your stress and increase your success. Circles are led by a facilitator, who will guide group discussion, arrange contacts with key individuals and provide information about campus resources and opportunities.
The Center provides a growing list of options for faculty who wish to enrich their teaching through instructional consultations. Get a new perspective on your teaching by taking advantage of one or more of the services offered.
This nationally-recognized, independent organization provides online career development and mentoring services for faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. Members of the Illinois State community can join for free.
Welcome to ISU! Starting a new job is challenging to everyone, but we’ll make it easier. Attend New Faculty Orientation and get essential information including benefits, campus technology and college missions and regulations. New Faculty Orientation is also a great place to meet other new faculty, veteran faculty and administrators.
Consider adding a visit with the Center for Integrated Professional Development to your candidates’ on-campus interview itineraries. The Center offers 20-minute, face-to-faced sessions which provide prospective faculty members with an overview of the Center’s programs and services.