Supporting the Development of the Professoriate

Cariaga-Lo, Liza; Worthy Dawkins, Phyllis; Enger, Rolf; Schotter, Anne; Spence, Cynthia
June 2010
Peer Review;Summer2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p19
Academic Journal
The article discusses the faculty support given by the higher education institutions through the development of policies and practices that equates institutional objectives with faculty needs. It explores the challenges that the institution and its faculty face to meet professional and personal growth. It highlights various approaches of colleges and universities to support the research and scholarship of their faculty while emphasizing the impact of work-life balance issues. It also examines the significance of mentoring and creating an inclusive community of scholars at various stages of the academic career sector.


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