Department Chairs are pivotal in the design and implementation of mentoring approaches for ladder faculty, yet they usually receive little assistance in identifying effective practices. While each department has a unique set of circumstances to consider in designing mentoring plans, there are aspects of departmental leadership in this area that can be informed by experience and scholarship. The links to the right provide access to practical resources for department chairs on mentoring, department climate, and faculty retention.
University of Wisconsin - Enhancing Department Climate: A Chair's Role (PDF, 10 pages, 329KB)
University of Wisconsin - Recommendations for Enhancing Department Climate (PDF, 6 pages, 123KB)