Office of the Provost

Career and Professional Development for Faculty

The University of Pittsburgh offers a wealth of resources to faculty to support and advance their academic careers. The Office of the Provost is committed to providing a wide range professional development opportunities for the faculty. Learn more about opportunities with a focus on teaching, for professional development, and for academic leadership development.

A Focus on Teaching

Including:

  • University Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Provost's Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE)
  • Teaching Resource Guide
  • Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development
  • Workshops and seminars on teaching
  • Large Enrollment Learning Community
  • Pathways for Faculty credentialing program

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Professional Development for Faculty

Including:

  • New Faculty Orientation
  • Learning Essentials
  • First Tuesday of the Month professional development workshops
  • Writing Groups
  • National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)
  • Center for Mentoring
  • Center for Communication
  • Institutional Mentoring Program Across a CommuniTy of Color (IMPACT)

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Academic Leadership Development

Including:

  • Orientation for New Chairs, Associate Deans, and Vice Presidents
  • Retreat for all Chairs, Associate Deans, and Vice Presidents
  • ACC Academic Leaders Network (ALN) program
  • Executive Leadership Training (ELiTe) program
  • Women IN Academic Leadership (WIN-AL) program

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