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Best Practices in Mentoring Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Baylor University Workshop

Best Practices in Mentoring Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Baylor University Workshop

May 9, 2015
Gosnell A300
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Join your colleagues for a workshop on “Best Practices in Mentoring Non-Tenure Track Faculty” where a team from Baylor University’s Academy for Teaching and Learning will share best practices on their successful non-tenure track lecturer mentoring program including valuable information for mentor, mentee, and academic leaders. This event is open to all RIT faculty, their mentors, and academic leaders.
Conveniently offered on Saturday, May 9 in order to accommodate as many faculty as possible who teach a full course-load during the week. Come for one topic presentation, or stay the whole day!


9:00-9:30 am - Continental Breakfast (optional) - Gosnell Atrium
9:30-10:30 am - Creating a Positive Climate for Teaching: Policies, programs and recognition
10:45-11:45 am - Mentoring and Supporting Non Tenure-track Faculty: Assessing Instructor Needs
12:00-1:00 pm - Join your colleagues for networking and lunch!
1:15-2:15 pm - Evaluating, Supporting, and Inspiring Great Teaching: Policies, Procedures, and Programs for Non Tenure-track Faculty
2:15-2:30 pm - Brief Summary and Written Evaluation of Workshop

Baylor guests: J. Lenore Wright, associate professor and Tom Hanks, professor, will present on Baylor University’s Lecturer Mentoring Program which is organized as a discussion group for full-time lecturers. Visit Baylor’s Lecturer Mentoring Program website for more information.

Please contact Deana Olles, Senior Lecturer, SMS/COS at with any questions.

This event is co-hosted by the College of Science School of Mathematical Sciences Lecturer Mentoring Group and Faculty Career Development Services (FCDS) in The Wallace Center.

To request interpreting services, go to to register.

Light Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Please visit the Wallace Center to register. The deadline to register for this event is Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:00 PM.