Faculty Workshops

Upcoming Events

Please check back for the upcoming Office of the Provost faculty workshop schedule.

Visit the Workshops & Events page at the University Center for Teaching and Learning for additional training programs and a library of recorded workshops.


Recent Events

Sponsored by: Office of the Provost

Mini Workshop Series in Leadership

In this four-workshop series, the Faculty Team in the Office of the Provost and the Organization Development Team in the Office of Human Resources invite you to spend an hour with colleagues to learn about and discuss core leadership topics over a friendly and relaxed lunch-hour. All events occurred noon-1 p.m.

Holding Difficult Conversations
May 29, 2020
Debbie Good, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration

Managers and the Paradox of Individual Privacy
June 5, 2020
Ray Jones, Clinical Professor of Business Administration, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business; Director, David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership

Divergent Thinking
June 12, 2020
Nisha Nair, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business

Managing in Uncertainty
June 19, 2020
Paul Klein, Clinical Associate Professor of Business Administration, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration


2019-2020 Workshop Series

Interactions and Arrangements with Students Experiencing Mental Health Concerns
April 2020
NOTE: This faculty development workshop was postponed.

Greg Siegel, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Clinical and Translational Science
Christina Newhill, Professor of Social Work; Travis Labrum, Assistant Professor of Social Work
Moderated by Linda Tashbook, Foreign International Comparative Law Librarian

Effective Faculty Performance Reviews
March 2020
Tara Harper O'Connor, Associate Legal Counsel
David Lebel, Assistant Professor of Organizations and Entrepreneurship

Innovative Assessment of Doctoral Student Mentoring - Making It Happen
February 2020
Audrey Murrell, Acting Dean for the University of Pittsburgh Honors College
Joe Ayoob, Associate Professor of Computational and Systems Biology

Me? Bias?
December 2019
Ann Thompson, MD, MCCM, Vice Dean, School of Medicine

Mentoring Relationships that Lead to Doctoral Student Success
November 2019
Michael Sayette, Director of Graduate Studies, Psychology
Joel Brady, Program Supervisor for Graduate Student Initiative at Center for Teaching and Learning
Rachel Coombs, President, Graduate and Professional Student Government

Diversifying the Faculty
October 2019
Dr. Leigh Patel, Associate Dean for Equity and Justice, School of Education


2019 Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development

April 29 to June 12, 2019

The Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development was created to offer University of Pittsburgh faculty the opportunity to increase awareness about diversity and develop skills needed to teach in a diverse, multicultural environment. Whether it’s expanding your diversity mindfulness in classroom discussions or designing learning activities that incorporate a variety of perspectives, this institute is appropriate for any full- or part-time faculty member who wants to deepen their teaching practice.

For a complete list of the 2019 sessions and registration information, please visit the Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development webpage.