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COACHE is a research initiative that gathers benchmarking data on best practices for faculty recruitment and retention. In fall 2012, RIT participated the COACHE survey and we will repeat the process in 2015-2016. Visit the COACHE website to learn more, including results from the 2012 survey.

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Resources on Mentoring

Printable brochures:

Bensimon, E. M., Ward, K. & Sanders, K. (2000). The Department chair’s role in developing new faculty into teachers and scholars. Boston, MA: Anker Publishing Inc. (Print copy available in RIT Library.)

Boice, R. (1993). New faculty involvement for women and minorities. Research in Higher Education, 34, 291–340.

Claman, P. (October 20, 2010). Forget mentors: Employ a personal board of directors. Harvard Business Review,

Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE). (2014). Benchmark best practices: Mentoring. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Cox, E. For better, for worse: the matching process in formal mentoring schemes. Mentoring and Tutoring, Vol.13, No. 3, December 2005.

de Janasz, S. C. & Sullivan, S. E. (2004). Multiple mentoring in academe: Developing the professional network. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 64(2), 263-283.

Draine, B., Hyde, J., & Buehlman, J. (1999). Mentoring for faculty and academic staff-three programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In J. Z. Daniels (Ed.), WISE best practices guidebook-mentoring programs (pp. 23–28). Champaign, IL: Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

Ensher, E., Thomas, C. & Murphy, S. Comparison of traditional, step-ahead, and peer mentoring on protégés’ support, satisfaction, and perceptions of careers success: A social exchange perspective, Journal of Business and Psychology, Vol. 15, No. 3, Spring 2001.

Enyeart, C., and Tansey, J. (2009).  Faculty sabbatical and professional development leave policies: Approaches at seven institutions, University Leadership Council.

Girves, J. E., Zepeda, Y., & Gwathmey, J. K. (2005). Mentoring in a post-affirmative action world. Journal of Social Issues, 61(3), 449-479.

Hult, C., Callister, R., & Sullivan, K. (2005, Summer/Fall). Is there a global warming toward women in academia? Liberal Education, 50-57.

Moody, J. (2004). Faculty diversity: Problems and solutions. New York: Taylor and Francis.

Moreno, J., Smith, D., Clayton-Pedersen, A., Parker, S., & Teraguchi, D. H. (2006). The revolving door for underrepresented minority faculty in higher education: An analysis from the campus diversity initiative. San Francisco: The James Irvine Foundation.

Moss, J., Teshima, J., and Leszcz, M. (2008). Peer group mentoring of junior faculty. Academic Psychiatry, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 230–235.

Nastanski, M. & Simmons, P. (n.d.) Best practices in developing new faculty: Orientation and mentoring-A review and case study.

Otto, M. L. (1994). Mentoring: An adult developmental perspective. In W. A. Wunsch (Ed.), Mentoring revisited: Making an impact on individuals and institutions (pp. 15–24). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Riley, S., & Wrench, D. (1985). Mentoring among women lawyers. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 15(4), 374-386.

Sorcinelli, M., and Yun, J. (2007). From mentor to mentoring networks: Mentoring in the new academy," Change, November/December 2007.

Sorcinelli, M.,  and Yun, J. (2009). Mutual Mentoring Guide, University of Massachusetts Amherst

UFAST. (2011). Practical advice for accelerating new faculty scholarship, presentation.

Waugh, J. (2002). Faculty mentoring guide, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.