Mentoring Plans

In 2010, the provost implemented mentoring plans for untenured faculty. Mentoring plans are an outcome of Michigan Tech’s ADVANCE program. These plans provide tenure-track untenured faculty faculty with guidance, direction and assistance in developing successful professional careers. The mentoring process helps faculty understand expectations for research, teaching and service, the promotion and tenure process, and university culture. Encouragement and opportunities for constructive, nonjudgmental feedback provided by mentoring are important to faculty success. Recognizing that expectations vary by unit, each college department and school has developed a mentoring plan that serves the needs of its faculty: