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Faculty Mentoring Program

Bilin Tsai

Supportive Role Models

"My mentors supported me and have been my role models, and they provided freedom for me to make my own mistakes and achieve some successes.” - Dr. Bilin Tsai, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry

Tangible Positive Outcomes

Published studies on the impact of faculty mentoring programs based on best practices have tangible positive outcomes such as:

  • Greater research productivity
  • Reduced time to promotion
  • Higher faculty satisfaction
  • Increased faculty retention, especially for women and underrepresented faculty
  • Improved teaching performance
  • Fewer work-life conflicts