COVID-19: Faculty Advancement Programs and Resources for Spring and Summer 2020


Weekly Newsletter

Each week, all Duke faculty receive an email from OVPFA with updated COVID-19 resources and available programming specifically focusing on faculty needs.

Office Hours

Office hours are offered to individuals or groups, including one-on-one meetings about specific needs or discussions led by campus leaders.

Past Office Hours

  • Encouraging Well-Being with Kimberly Blackshear (PAS)
  • Leading Your Unit during the COVID-19 Pandemic with Hae-Young Kim, Paula McClain, Randy Smith and George Truskey

Coming Soon

Office Hours with Deans on:

  • Virtual Student Engagement
  • Successful Practices in Virtual Mentoring


FAS7 Workshop: Your Role as a Scholar and Mentor While Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis, 4/15/2020

Panelists include Provost Sally Kornbluth and Professors Adriane Lentz-Smith, Scott Huettel and Nimmi Ramanujam

Conversations with Experts

Interviews with Duke experts are posted on the OVPFA website as a resource to faculty

Social Opportunities and Discussion Groups for Faculty

Virtual Chats for Assistant Professors, End of Semester Faculty Happy Hour, Faculty Summer Book Club, Affinity Groups and More