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Mentoring Resources


A Mentoring Program to Help Junior Faculty Members Achieve Scholarship Success, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2014; 78 (2) Article 29.

Developing Academic Leaders: Cultivating the Skills of Chairs, Deans, and Other Faculty Administrators, University Leadership Council, Education Advisory Board 2011.

Making the Most of Mentors: A Guide for Mentees, Academic Medicine 2009; 84 (1).

University of Michigan – Getting and Giving Career Advice – A Guide for Junior and Senior Faculty (pdf)

Web Sites

UNC Center for Faculty Excellence – Mentoring resources
      Finding a Mentor and Getting the Most Out of the Mentoring Relationship
      Designing and Implementing Mentoring Programs for Early Career Faculty
      How to Be an Effective Mentor

University of California, San Diego Faculty Mentoring Program

University of California, San Francisco Faculty Mentoring Program Resources

“Mentoring Women in Higher Education: an annotated bibliography, ” The University of Wisconsin System Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office


Dilbert’s Guide to Mentoring, a presentation by Bill Campbell, PhD, former dean of the School and founder of the School’s faculty-mentoring program

Other Books and Articles

  • Allen, T. “When Mentors and Protégés Communicate: Lessons from Universities.” Mentoring International 4.1 (1990): 24-28.
  • Astin, A. E. and R. G. Baldwin. Faculty Collaboration: Enhancing the Quality of Scholarship and Teaching. Washington, DC: ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Reports No. 7. 1991.
  • Boice, R. “Quick Starters: New Faculty Who Succeeded.” Effective Practices for Improving Teaching. Ed. M. Theall and R. Franklin. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991. 111-121.
  • Boice, Robert. The New Faculty Member: Supporting and Fostering Professional Development. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1992.
  • Boyle, P. and B. Boice. “Systematic Mentoring for New Faculty Teachers and Graduate Teaching Assistants.” Innovative Higher Education 22.3 (1998): 157-179.
  • Caplan, Paula J. Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman’s Guide to Surviving in the Academic World. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993.
  • Johnsurd, L. K. and M. A. Wunsch. Barriers to Retention and Tenure at UH-Manoa: Faculty Cohorts 1982-88. Technical Report. Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 1991.
  • Menges, Robert J. and Associates. Faculty in New Jobs: A Guide to Settling In, Becoming Established, and Building Institutional Support. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999.
  • Michols, I. A., H. M. Carter, and M. P. Golden. “The Patron System in Academe: Alternative Strategies for Empowering Academic Women.” Women’s Studies International Forum 8 (1985): 383-390.
  • Perna, F. M., Bart M. Lerner and M. T. Yura. “Mentoring and Career Development among University Faculty.” Journal of Education. 177.2 (1991): 33-45.
  • Sandler, Bernice R. “Women as Mentors: Myths and Commandments.” Educational Horizons Spring 1995: 105-107.
  • Sands, R. H., L. A. Parson and J. Duane. “Faculty Mentoring Faculty in a Public University.” Journal of Higher Education 62:2 (1991): 174-93.
  • Schoenfeld, A. Clay and Robert Magnan. Mentor in a Manual: Climbing the Academic Ladder to Tenure. Madison, WI: Atwood Publishing, 1994.
  • Sorcinelli, Mary Deane and Ann E. Austin. Developing New and Junior Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1992.
  • Toth, Emily. Ms. Mentor’s Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.
  • Valian, Virginia. Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1999.
  • Washington, Paula and Diane Scott. The Womentor Guide: Leadership for a New Millennium. Traverse City, MI: Sage Creek Press, 1999.
  • Wunsch, M. A. “Developing Mentoring Programs: Major Themes and Issues.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning. 57 (1994): 27-34.
  • Wunsch, M. A. “Giving Structure to Experience: Mentoring Strategies for Women Faculty.” Initiatives 56.1 (1996): 1-10.