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APLU Members React: Forging Effective Partnerships to Sustain Institutional Change

Moderator: Beth Mitchneck, Program Director for ADVANCE, National Science Foundation
Panelists: Kimberlee Shauman, Professor of Sociology and Associate Director of ADVANCE, University of California, Davis; Loretta A. Moore, Interim Vice President for Research and Federal Relations and Professor of Computer Science, Jackson State University; Susan Carlson, Vice Provost for Academic Personnel, University of California, Office of the President

University at Albany’s Tenure Trek

In 2008, UAlbany developed a “Tenure Trek” program, aimed at demystifying the tenure process and providing junior faculty with  opportunities for collegial discussion with peers, information to help them better understand UAlbany, and strategies for achieving success in teaching, research and service.  Events include panel discussions with senior faculty, structured workshops and informal discussions.  All pre-tenure academic faculty members are invited to share their own experiences, and to gather insights from others on negotiating the early years of a career at UAlbany.  Topics are …

Career, Leadership and University Excellence (CLUE) Program at the University at Albany

The Provost’s Office initiated a Career, Leadership and University Excellence (CLUE) program to study processes and policies that affect faculty satisfaction and to create programs that result in greater faculty satisfaction and success.  CLUE is a multi-faceted and growing set of initiatives that invest in-- and seek to retain-- high quality faculty and staff.  Two of these initiatives include the CLUE Planning Groups and the CLUE Fellowship.