Workshops and Orientations

Upcoming Virtual Events 

Pandemic Pivots and Power Moves: Planning for the New Normal
March 31, 2021
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Office of the Provost Faculty Diversity Development team invites you to engage in a roundtable-style discussion with dynamic University of Pittsburgh women faculty members. Join the event at 11:45 a.m. for Coffee Chat networking. The program will begin at noon.

Recent Virtual Events

The Black Impact: Black Faculty and Administrators’ Influence on Black Student Success
Feb. 25, 2021
On Feb. 25 current and past Black faculty and administrators engaged in conversation about the impact of their various roles as they relate to Black student success at the University of Pittsburgh.


Faculty Workshops

First Monday of the Month Faculty Development Workshops and other professional development workshops are offered by the Office of the Provost throughout the year to facilitate productive and rewarding academic careers for all faculty. These workshops, focusing on a wide variety of topics of interest, are held over lunch on the first Monday of each month during the academic year.

Faculty Orientations and Retreats

A variety of orientation programs are held each year to welcome, inform, and pave the way to success for new part-time faculty, full-time faculty, chairs, associate deans, and regional campus vice presidents. An annual retreat for chairs, associate deans, and regional campus Vice Presidents is also on the calendar.

Workshops and Seminars on Teaching

The University Center for Teaching and Learning also provides a variety of workshops, seminars, and resources for faculty. Workshops and programming include book and film discussions, training on instructional technologies, workshops that provide guidance on best teaching practices, and more.

Additional Faculty Development Opportunities

Faculty play a central role in the University of Pittsburgh, and the Office of the Provost provides a number of professional development and academic leadership opportunities to promote faculty success at Pitt.