Faculty Mentorship at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Faculty Mentorship at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Cassandra Sligh Conway (South Carolina State University, USA)
Projected Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 275
ISBN13: 9781522540717|ISBN10: 1522540717|EISBN13: 9781522540724|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4071-7

Description

An important aspect of higher education is the mentorship of junior faculty by senior faculty. Addressing the vital role mentorship plays in an academic institution’s survival promotes more opportunities and positive learning experiences.

Faculty Mentorship at Historically Black Colleges and Universities provides emerging research on the importance of recruiting, retaining, and promoting faculty within Historically Black Colleges and Universities. While highlighting specific issues and aspects of mentorship in college, readers will learn about challenges and benefits of mentorship including professional development, peer mentoring, and psychosocial support. This book is an important resource for academicians, researchers, students, and librarians seeking current research on the growth of mentorship in historically black learning institutions.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Global Networking
  • Mentoring Measurement
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial Support
  • Sponsorship
  • Technical Assistance
  • Tenure

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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