Academic Affairs

Faculty Support

Wesleyan supports new faculty through

  • New faculty orientation, hosted by the Center for Faculty Career Development
  • New faculty advisor workshop, hosted by Academic Affairs
  • Annual workshop on the tenure process for tenure-track faculty, offered by the Provost
  • Faculty mentors, coordinated by academic departments/programs

Sources of support for faculty scholarship include

  • Faculty fellowships in the Center for Humanities and the College of the Environment
  • Grants in Support of Scholarship (GISOS), offering Wesleyan funds to support general scholarship, research projects, and participation in scholarly meetings
  • External grant application support through the office of Foundation and Corporate Relations
  • Library liaisons who will assist faculty in identifing resources for research
  • The Center for Faculty Career Development, which hosts workshops on publishing and offers counsel on the research, writing, and publication process

Support for teaching and advising includes

  • The Anderson/Rosenbaum grant in support of teaching and pedagogy (part of GISOS)
  • An annual workshop for faculty advisors, during new student orientation
  • The Writing Program offers a seminar and peer-mentoring for faculty wanting to improve how they teach academic writing
  • The Center for the Arts coordinates a series of interdisciplinary courses connecting creativity across the campus