Programs Serving Multiple Constituencies

Research Administration Training Series (https://education.research.utah.edu/) sponsors a wide range of free classes on research-related topics, including one on how to be good mentor and mentee: https://education.research.utah.edu/class_details.jsp?offeringId=51.

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: www.ctle.utah.edu/.

The Technology Assisted Curriculum (TAC) Center offers training workshops on various aspects of teaching with technology: http://tacc.utah.edu/.

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 http://medicine.utah.edu/wim/Faculty%20Mentoring.htm.

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. (www.training.hr.utah.edu/). 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 http://stream.utah.edu/m/show_grouping.php?g=721e695c1509a41452. For the date of the 2011 workshop, check http://admin.utah.edu/faculty_handbook/faculty-development-support 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 mary.anne.berzins@utah.edu