Category: Mentoring

Higher ed staff member having a meeting with their sponsor

How Sponsors Differ From Mentors

Early in Shelly Sherman’s career at an insurance company, a senior-level...

Mid-career higher ed professional mentoring a colleague

Why You Should Be Mentoring

“Mentor someone else? I need a mentor!” Are you giving advice...


Defining and Finding Your Mentor(s)

Mentorship is a multi-faceted relationship with many benefits for the mentee:...


Surviving and Thriving in the Academy

Working in higher education is a marathon, not a sprint. It...

Diverse team of higher ed professionals having a discussion

Leading Diverse Teams in Higher Ed

Higher education departments and teams are more diverse than ever.  But now...


Mentoring Tips: How to Find, Keep, and be a Mentor

There was a time, years ago, when it was common to...


Five Ways to Manage Receiving Feedback

One of my favorite mentors once told me, "Feedback is one...


The Value of Multiple Mentors

In my first job out of college, I struggled. One day,...


Unconventional Mentors Will Help You Succeed

Congratulations on your first academic job. Now it’s time to look...


Benefits of a Mentor During Your First Year as Faculty

Your first year as a faculty member is an exciting time...