Mentoring and Professional Development
an institutional transformation project that targets recruitment,
retention, and advancement of women STEM faculty at Purdue University.
The mission of ADVANCE-Purdue is to conduct research and evaluate PCFS's
programming, structure and institutionalization, and to
institutionalize PCFS as a vibrant center integrated into the fabric of
Advancement, Success and Tenure) is advancing the success of newly
hired assistant professors by providing strategies and tips to guide
participants through the critical first years. With insight from
experienced professional, participants gain the resources and confidence
necessary to progress as professors and scholars.
Mentoring New Faculty Workshop
sponsored by College of Engineering on October 17, 2012. Included are
key skills that help new faculty members thrive and pointers for both
mentors and mentees.
Biochemistry Postdoctoral Individual Development Plan
provides a planning process that identifies annual progress,
professional development needs, and career objectives for postdoctoral
scholars. The IDP serves as a communication tool between postdoctoral
scholars and their mentors and offers a platform for broader discussion.
Purdue Postdoctoral Association (PPDA)
founded in 2009 and the mission is to improve conditions for
postdoctoral researchers that are appointed and/or hosted by Purdue. The
primary goals of the PPDA Council include professional enrichment and
development of postdoctoral researchers at Purdue; to have a platform
for social and professional interaction among postdoctoral researchers
and between postdoctoral researchers and the body of students, staff and
faculty at Purdue; to clearly define and communicate the postdoctoral
status at an institutional level and to promote awareness of the
contributions of postdoctoral researchers to Purdue University and
science in general.
Graduate Student Mentoring
Accomplished Clerical Excellence (ACE) is
open to all clerical staff who have been employed at Purdue for at
least one year and in current position for at least six months. ACE is a
two-year commitment and is designed for staff members wishing to pursue
a career at Purdue.
Administrative/Professional Staff Advancement Program is
an advancement process designed for staff solely within the College of
Agriculture. The program provides a framework for a meaningful review
and advancement system, recognizes and rewards excellence in the
performance of assigned responsibilities, and encourages continued
achievement and service.
Administrative & Professional Staff Advisory Committee (APSAC) was
established in 1988 to build a formal communication link between A/P
staff and the central administration. APSAC is composed of members who
are representatives of administrative and professional staff from all
segments of the campus community, including the regional campuses. The
intent is to contribute to the mission of the university as a whole by
building relationships with the administration and with constituents.
Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee (CSSAC) was
established in 1965 to serve as a means of representative participation
for the clerical and service staffs at Purdue University. CSSAC serves
as the voice of the clerical and service staff, making Purdue a better
place to work.
This brief article provides input on how to be effective mentors (and mentees).
A short but important viewpoint piece on the loss of female talent from STEM disciplines.