First year faculty are especially encouraged to utilize our confidential consultation services, including class observations and review of student evaluations.
First Year Faculty Mentoring Communities
Small groups of new faculty meet every other week with a faculty mentor. Articles on a variety of teaching, learning, and faculty life topics serve as the basis for the discussions.
Faculty-to-Faculty Mentoring ProgramA small-group mentoring opportunity for 2nd through 6th year faculty. Groups meet monthly, or as desired. Most groups meet over a meal or coffee and discuss a wide range of topics such as transitioning to GVSU, teaching, professional development, scholarship, and service opportunities.