Faculty Mentoring

Learn more about faculty success programs and mentorship

The VPFAA office believes mentorship can act as a vital resource for faculty members. Giving them access to valuable mentoring opportunities that enhance teaching strategies, refine research agendas, and navigate career transitions.

Find resources below about the Faculty Success program from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) and about faculty mentoring opportunities within Indiana University.

Faculty-to-Faculty Network Mentoring Program

At Indiana University, faculty-to-faculty mentoring is all about colleagues supporting each other to grow personally and professionally. Building a supportive network not only boosts individual careers but also helps our faculty find a community to thrive in and make a lasting impact at Indiana University. Learn more about the Faculty-to-Faculty (F2F) Network Mentoring Program created by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Learn more about the F2F Network Mentoring Program

NCFDD Membership for IU Faculty

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent center dedicated to helping faculty successfully transition from graduate studies, achieve tenure, and, ultimately, become a full professor.

IU Bloomington has an institutional membership in the NCFDD, providing all faculty, postdocs, and graduate students access to their basic program of services at no additional cost. These services include a weekly email, access to the NCFDD curriculum, and several other services.

Activate your NCFDD membership

Faculty Success Program fellowships

A limited number of fellowships are available each semester for assistant and associate professors who are interested in the more intensive Faculty Success Program (also called the Faculty Bootcamp).

If you are interested in being nominated for the Faculty Bootcamp, please inform your department chair or school dean, or contact our office.

Learn more about the Faculty Bootcamp