Programs Serving Multiple Constituencies

Research Administration Training Series ( sponsors a wide range of free classes on research-related topics, including one on how to be good mentor and mentee:

The Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence sponsors frequent short programs, more extensive courses, and print and on-line resources on a wide-range of teaching-related issues:

The Technology Assisted Curriculum (TAC) Center offers training workshops on various aspects of teaching with technology:

The Women in Medicine and Science Program of the School of Medicine offers an annual, full-day workshop on mentoring and several shorter programs during the year. These programs are open to anyone on campus on a space-available basis. These programs and other resources are listed at

Human Resources' Training and Development offers short courses on basic skills in time management and personal productivity, presentation skills, stress mgmt, working with difficult people, etc. ( Customized workshops are available  for groups of 8 or more.

Programs for Faculty Only

  1. The Associate Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs and Health Sciences co-sponsor an annual workshop on retention, promotion, and tenure procedures, with college-level break-out sessions each spring. A podcast of the university-wide portion of last year's workshop appears at For the date of the 2011 workshop, check or call 581-8763.

  2. The New Faculty Welcome for new faculty campus-wide is co-sponsored each fall in mid-September by the Associate Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs and Health Sciences and the Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence. Call 581-8763 for dates.

  3. The Leadership Development Program is an eight-month program open to tenured or long-serving auxiliary faculty members and administrative staff at the level of Director or above. The first semester provides participants with a broader understanding of the challenges facing the U of U and higher education generally. The second semester is devoted to personal career development and skill-building. For further information, contact Mary Anne Berzins, 585-9911 or