Department Heads

Faculty Mentoring Program

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Civil Engineering
Department Head meetings with mentoring teams can avert problems and maintain accountability.


  • Establish, coordinate, and supervise mentoring teams within their respective department.


  • Attend a mentor training session (Schedule).
  • Provide advice to mentees about selecting appropriate mentors (List of trained mentors available from the Dean's office).
  • Meet with mentoring teams annually to reconfirm their mentoring agreement (Forms).
  • Review annual goals prepared by mentoring teams and maintain records in the Departmental office (Forms).
  • Introduce the mentoring program to new faculty hires and explain how a mentoring team is formed (Core components).
  • Proactively monitor the effectiveness of mentoring teams and mediate as necessary when relationships are dysfunctional (Suggestions).