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Grow Your Career: Faculty Development

Building and nurturing an environment where faculty can work and create effectively is critical to “developing virtuoso talent.”

  • Faculty Mentoring: Mentoring is an on-going process at Purdue. It begins when you join the College of Engineering and continues until you reach full professor status and beyond.
  • Teaching Resources: Purdue is committed to continuous improvement in the classroom. You can access a variety of programs and initiatives to help keep your teaching skills sharp and share best practices with your colleagues.
  • Celebration of Faculty Careers Colloquiums:  To recognize and celebrate the diverse accomplishments of all our senior faculty past promotion to full professor
  • University Opportunities: Here, you’ll find a number of initiatives and organizations designed to help you enhance your leadership and teaching skills available at Purdue and externally    
  • Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering (ELATE):  Fellowship for senior women faculty that prepares them to lead large-scale research programs, assume prestigious appointments, be recognized as thought leaders, and excel as teachers, mentors and role models.
  • Diversity Resources:  We’re committed to building a collegial and supportive culture in the College of Engineering—one that reflects our diverse world.
  • U.S. Frontiers of Engineering:  U.S. Frontiers of Engineering is an annual three-day meeting that brings together outstanding young engineers (ages 30-45) to discuss pioneering technical and leading-edge research in various engineering fields and industry sectors.